Analyst Ratings for SPX FLOW Inc. (FLOW)Updated: 2017-07-27
SPX FLOW Inc. (NYSE:FLOW) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, FLOW received an average rating of Hold.
A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FLOW. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 47, implying potential capital gains of 34.06 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, implying a possible loss of -11.58 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -22.92 percent. That number becomes -26.09 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 downwards by -14.8 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -10.12 percent in FY estimates.
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, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
In the last 52-weeks, FLOW has achieved a high of 40.66 and a low of 22.34. Today's price is 56.94 percent above the 52-week low, and 13.77 percent below the high. FLOW has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FLOW value stock report compares FLOW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion. FLOW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.