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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NPO. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 98, which equates to a potential upside of 33.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 85, implying a possible loss of 15.9 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 14.29 percent. That number becomes 3.29 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 2.14 percent. 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NPO to grow at a rate of 333.66 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NPO is 0.37.

NPO has a 52-week high of 75.71 and a 52-week low of 45.35. Today's price is 61.72 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.13 percent below the high. NPO has a price/earnings 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 market cap of NPO is $1.56 billion. NPO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.