Analyst Ratings for Atkore International Group Inc. (ATKR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Atkore International Group Inc. (NYSE:ATKR) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. ATKR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave ATKR a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for ATKR by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 30, implying potential capital gains of 42.72 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying potential capital losses of 23.69 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 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -14.86 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.26 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ATKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 33.62 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. ATKR has a PEG ratio of 0.56.

In the last 52-weeks, ATKR has achieved a high of 27.30 and a low of 14.17. Today's price is 48.34 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 23 percent. ATKR has a price/earnings ratio of 18.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ATKR value stock report compares ATKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ATKR is $1.35 billion. ATKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.