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.

Several price targets were given for FLOW by the analysts covering the stock. 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 potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -22.92 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -26.09 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -14.8 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -10.12 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

FLOW has a 52-week high of 40.66 and a 52-week low of 22.34. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 56.94 percent, and 13.77 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of FLOW is $1.48 billion. FLOW will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.