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.

Several price targets were given for EMR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.45 percent. That number becomes 0.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EMR to grow at a rate of 16.15 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of EMR is 1.66.

In the last 52-weeks, EMR has achieved a high of 64.37 and a low of 49.22. Currently the stock is 20.02 percent higher than its low, and 8.23 percent below the high. EMR has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $38.61 billion. EMR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.