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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NTT. The maximum price target given was 61.85, implying a possible profit of 44.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43.98, implying potential capital losses of 2.66 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NTT has an estimated earnings growth rate of -2.93 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 11.42 percent higher than its low, and 13.75 percent below the 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 market cap of NTT is $88.45 billion. NTT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.