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 price target was 98, implying a possible profit of 33.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 85, implying a possible loss of 15.9 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 14.29 percent. 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. 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. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
NPO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 333.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NPO has a PEG ratio of 0.37.
In the trailing 52-weeks, NPO hit 75.71 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 45.35. Currently the stock is 61.72 percent higher than its low, and 3.13 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.