Analyst Ratings for Rayonier Inc. (RYN)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. RYN had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

1 analysts declared RYN a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

RYN was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 31, which equates to a potential upside of 6.9 percent. The lowest price target was 24, which equates to a potential downside of -17.24 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.55 percent. That number becomes 5 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.68 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

RYN has an estimated earnings growth rate of -81.33 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of RYN is -0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, RYN has achieved a high of 29.86 and a low of 25.24. Currently the stock is 14.9 percent higher than its low, and 2.88 percent lower than its 52-week high. RYN has a P/E ratio of 15.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RYN value stock report compares RYN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.77 billion. RYN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.