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.

Several price targets were given for NPO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 98, implying a possible profit of 33.62 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 85, implying potential capital losses of 15.9 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.14 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 12.07 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 61.72 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.