Analyst Ratings for Ingredion Inc. (INGR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Ingredion Inc. (NYSE:INGR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, INGR received an average rating of Overweight.

4 analysts declared INGR a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 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 INGR. The highest price target was 147, implying potential capital gains of 19.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 108, which equates to a potential downside of -12.02 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.88 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.07 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.13 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of INGR to grow at a rate of 18.57 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INGR has a PEG ratio of 1.02.

INGR has traded between a high of 140.00 and a low of 113.07 over the past year. Currently the stock is 8.56 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 12.32 percent. INGR has a price/earnings ratio of 19.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INGR value stock report compares INGR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.8 billion. INGR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.