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 maximum price target given was 112, implying a possible profit of 16.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 102.5, implying a possible loss of 6.72 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.02 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.11 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.4 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CW's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.47 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of CW is 3.56.

CW has traded between a high of 107.61 and a low of 82.77 over the past year. Currently the stock is 16.04 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.74 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.