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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for R. The most optimistic price target was 81, implying a possible profit of 5.94 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, implying a possible loss of -16.3 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 0.54 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.47 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.46 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.65 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

R has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.89 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of R is -18.76.

R has traded between a high of 85.42 and a low of 62.03 over the past year. Currently the stock is 23.26 percent higher than its low, and 10.49 percent lower than its 52-week high. R has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.