Analyst Ratings for Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, NWL was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 19 analysts covering the stock, 15 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 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.

NWL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 66, implying a possible profit of 26.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 50, which equates to a potential downside of -4.09 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.17 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.77 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.46 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 6 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 7 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NWL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 33.35 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NWL is 0.67.

NWL has a 52-week high of 55.45 and a 52-week low of 43.43. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.03 percent, and below the high by 5.99 percent. NWL has a P/E ratio of 22.27. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NWL value stock report compares NWL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NWL is $25.19 billion. NWL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.