Analyst Ratings for World Fuel Services Corp. (INT)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering World Fuel Services Corp. (NYSE:INT) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for INT last month.

1 analysts declared INT a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for INT by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 21.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of 1.16 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.35 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.31 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

INT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 67.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. INT has a PEG ratio of 0.38.

INT has traded between a high of 48.09 and a low of 34.64 over the past year. Currently the stock is 14.15 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 17.78 percent. INT has a price/earnings ratio of 25.84. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INT value stock report compares INT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.74 billion. INT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.