Analyst Ratings for BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, BWA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

22 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 9 gave BWA a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BWA. The maximum price target given was 55, implying potential capital gains of 19.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 27, which equates to a potential downside of -41.3 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. That number becomes 3.49 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 4.69 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 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BWA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 450.12 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BWA has a PEG ratio of 0.16.

BWA has traded between a high of 47.00 and a low of 31.49 over the past year. Today's price is 46.08 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.13 percent below the high. BWA has a P/E ratio of 70.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BWA value stock report compares BWA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BWA is $9.73 billion. BWA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.