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 price target was 61.85, implying a possible profit of 44.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 43.98, implying a possible loss 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NTT has a PEG ratio of -4.18.

In the last 52-weeks, NTT has achieved a high of 49.67 and a low of 38.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.42 percent, and below the high by 13.75 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.