Analyst Ratings for Regal Beloit Corp. (RBC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Regal Beloit Corp. (NYSE:RBC) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for RBC last month.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave RBC a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for RBC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 91, implying potential capital gains of 7.82 percent. The lowest price target was 74, which equates to a potential downside of -12.32 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.01 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.81 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.31 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.54 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of RBC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.16 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. RBC has a PEG ratio of 5.78.

RBC has traded between a high of 87.50 and a low of 56.45 over the past year. Today's price is 49.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.54 percent below the high. RBC has a P/E ratio of 18.28. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RBC value stock report compares RBC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.84 billion. RBC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.