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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for OMI. The maximum price target given was 37, which equates to a potential upside of 14.87 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, which equates to a potential downside of -13.07 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.11 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of OMI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.27 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, OMI hit 37.02 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 30.43. Currently the stock is 5.85 percent higher than its low, and 12.99 percent below the 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.