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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ALSN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible profit of 30.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, which equates to a potential downside of -17.64 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 8.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.28 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.55 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ALSN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 20.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ALSN has a PEG ratio of 1.2.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ALSN hit 40.02 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 26.74. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.76 percent, and 5.95 percent below the high. ALSN has a P/E 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 market cap of ALSN is $5.67 billion. ALSN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.