Analyst Ratings for Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (ALSN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ALSN last month.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

ALSN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying potential capital gains of 30.18 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, implying a possible loss of -17.64 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 8.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.28 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.55 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ALSN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 20.73 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of ALSN is 1.2.

In the last 52-weeks, ALSN has achieved a high of 40.02 and a low of 26.74. Currently the stock is 40.76 percent higher than its low, and 5.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. ALSN has a price/earnings ratio of 24.93. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ALSN value stock report compares ALSN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.67 billion. ALSN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.