Analyst Ratings for Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, EMR was issued an average rating of Hold.

5 analysts declared EMR a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EMR. The maximum price target given was 70, implying a possible profit of 18.49 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 59, which equates to a potential downside of -0.13 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.45 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.75 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.17 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of EMR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.15 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of EMR is 1.66.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EMR hit 64.37 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 49.22. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.02 percent, and 8.23 percent below the high. EMR has a P/E ratio of 26.83. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EMR value stock report compares EMR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EMR is $38.61 billion. EMR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.