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.

Several price targets were given for R by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 81, implying potential capital gains of 5.94 percent. The minimum price target given was 64, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.54 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 -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.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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, 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. R has a PEG ratio of -18.76.

In the trailing 52-weeks, R hit 85.42 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 62.03. Today's price is 23.26 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.49 percent below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.