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 most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, implying a possible loss of -17.64 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.75 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ALSN to grow at a rate of 20.73 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. 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.