Analyst Ratings for Orbital ATK Inc. (OA)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE:OA) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, OA received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for OA. The maximum price target given was 120, implying a possible profit of 16.95 percent. The minimum price target given was 106, implying a possible loss of 3.3 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.35 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.08 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.23 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of OA to grow at a rate of 26.23 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of OA is 0.81.

OA has traded between a high of 105.09 and a low of 67.04 over the past year. Today's price is 53.06 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.36 percent lower than its 52-week high. OA has a P/E ratio of 21.32. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OA value stock report compares OA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OA is $5.88 billion. OA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.