Analyst Ratings for Ryder System Inc. (R)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Ryder System Inc. (NYSE:R) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. R had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for R. The highest price target was 81, which equates to a potential upside of 5.94 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, which equates to a potential downside of -16.3 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.54 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.47 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.46 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.65 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 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, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

R has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.89 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. R has a PEG ratio of -18.76.

R has a 52-week high of 85.42 and a 52-week low of 62.03. Today's price is 23.26 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.49 percent. R has a price/earnings ratio of 16.7. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The R value stock report compares R to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of R is $3.94 billion. R will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.