Analyst Ratings for Owens & Minor Inc. (OMI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE:OMI) have given it a consensus rating of Underweight. About 30 days ago, OMI was issued an average rating of Underweight.

1 analysts declared OMI a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 3 issued an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 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.

Several price targets were given for OMI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 37, implying potential capital gains of 14.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 28, implying a possible loss of -13.07 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 -1.14 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.11 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of OMI to grow at a rate of 4.27 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. OMI has a PEG ratio of 4.46.

OMI has traded between a high of 37.02 and a low of 30.43 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.85 percent, and 12.99 percent lower than its 52-week high. OMI has a price/earnings ratio of 19.06. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OMI value stock report compares OMI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion. OMI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.