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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NWL. The highest price target was 66, which equates to a potential upside of 26.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 50, implying potential capital losses of -4.09 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 1.17 percent. That number becomes 1.77 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.46 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 6 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 7 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NWL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 33.35 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. NWL has a PEG ratio of 0.67.

In the last 52-weeks, NWL has achieved a high of 55.45 and a 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 price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.