Analyst Ratings for Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (ADR) (NTT)

Updated: 2017-04-01

Analysts covering Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (ADR) (NYSE:NTT) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NTT last month.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 9 gave NTT a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

NTT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 61.85, implying potential capital gains of 44.37 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43.98, which equates to a potential downside of 2.66 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.98 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NTT to grow at a rate of -2.93 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of NTT is -4.18.

NTT has traded between a high of 49.67 and a low of 38.45 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.42 percent, and 13.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. NTT has a price/earnings ratio of 12.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NTT value stock report compares NTT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $88.45 billion. NTT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.