Analyst Ratings for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (CTB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB) by analysts covering the stock. CTB had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CTB. The most optimistic price target was 53, which equates to a potential upside of 35.98 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, implying a possible loss of 2.63 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.05 percent. That number becomes -9.01 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 0.85 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.65 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CTB to grow at a rate of -11.7 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CTB has a PEG ratio of -0.83.

CTB has traded between a high of 44.50 and a low of 31.82 over the past year. Today's price is 22.49 percent above the 52-week low, and 12.42 percent below the high. CTB has a price/earnings ratio of 9.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CTB value stock report compares CTB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.07 billion. CTB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.