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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NYT. The most optimistic price target was 17, implying a possible profit of -10.05 percent. The lowest price target was 9.25, implying a possible loss of -51.06 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of NYT to grow at a rate of 99.97 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NYT is 0.58.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NYT hit 18.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 10.60. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 78.3 percent, and 0.26 percent below the high. NYT has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.