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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NYT. The highest price target was 17, which equates to a potential upside of -10.05 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.25, implying potential capital losses of -51.06 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 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 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of NYT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 99.97 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NYT is 0.58.

NYT has traded between a high of 18.95 and a low of 10.60 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 78.3 percent, and below the high by 0.26 percent. 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 market cap of NYT is $2.42 billion. NYT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.