Analyst Ratings for New York Times Co. Cl A (NYT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering New York Times Co. Cl A (NYSE:NYT) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, NYT was issued an average rating of Hold.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave NYT a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave 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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NYT. The highest price target was 17, implying potential capital gains of -10.05 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 9.25, which equates to a potential downside of -51.06 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NYT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 99.97 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NYT has a PEG ratio of 0.58.

NYT has a 52-week high of 18.95 and a 52-week low of 10.60. Currently the stock is 78.3 percent higher than its low, and 0.26 percent lower than its 52-week high. NYT has a price/earnings ratio of 58.25. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NYT value stock report compares NYT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. NYT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.