Analyst Ratings for Arrow Electronics Inc. (ARW)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, ARW received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

ARW was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 95, implying a possible profit of 13.72 percent. The lowest price target was 67, implying potential capital losses of -19.8 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.57 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.88 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.21 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.14 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

ARW has an estimated earnings growth rate of 22.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ARW has a PEG ratio of 0.64.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ARW hit 84.21 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 58.52. Currently the stock is 42.75 percent higher than its low, and 0.8 percent lower than its 52-week high. ARW has a P/E ratio of 14.44. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARW value stock report compares ARW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ARW is $7.45 billion. ARW's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.