Analyst Ratings for EnPro Industries Inc. (NPO)

Updated: 2017-07-28

EnPro Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPO) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, NPO received an average rating of Buy.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave NPO a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

NPO was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 98, implying potential capital gains of 33.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 85, which equates to a potential downside of 15.9 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 14.29 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.29 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 12.07 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NPO to grow at a rate of 333.66 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. NPO has a PEG ratio of 0.37.

NPO has a 52-week high of 75.71 and a 52-week low of 45.35. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 61.72 percent, and 3.13 percent lower than its 52-week high. NPO has a P/E ratio of 122.64. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NPO value stock report compares NPO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion. NPO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.