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.

OMI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 37, which equates to a potential upside of 14.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 28, implying a possible loss of -13.07 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.14 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. OMI has a PEG ratio of 4.46.

OMI has a 52-week high of 37.02 and a 52-week low of 30.43. Currently the stock is 5.85 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 12.99 percent. 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 market cap of OMI is $1.99 billion. OMI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.