Analyst Ratings for Curtiss-Wright Corp. (CW)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) by analysts covering the stock. CW had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

CW was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 112, implying a possible profit of 16.61 percent. The lowest price target was 102.5, implying potential capital losses of 6.72 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 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.02 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.11 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.4 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CW to grow at a rate of 6.47 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CW is 3.56.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CW hit 107.61 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 82.77. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 16.04 percent, and 10.74 percent below the high. CW has a price/earnings ratio of 23.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CW value stock report compares CW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CW is $4.3 billion. CW's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.