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.

INT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 21.4 percent. The lowest price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of 1.16 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.35 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of INT to grow at a rate of 67.68 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of INT is 0.38.

In the last 52-weeks, INT has achieved a high of 48.09 and a low of 34.64. Currently the stock is 14.15 percent higher than its low, and 17.78 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.