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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for INT. The maximum price target given was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 21.4 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -6.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of INT is 0.38.

In the trailing 52-weeks, INT hit 48.09 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 34.64. Currently the stock is 14.15 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 17.78 percent. INT has a P/E 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 market cap of INT is $2.74 billion. INT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.