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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CW. The maximum price target given was 112, which equates to a potential upside 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.02 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 0.11 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.4 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CW to grow at a rate of 6.47 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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. Today's price is 16.04 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.74 percent. CW has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.3 billion. CW will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.