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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for RYN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 31, which equates to a potential upside of 6.9 percent. The lowest price target was 24, implying a possible loss of -17.24 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -4.55 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.68 percent in FY estimates.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of RYN to grow at a rate of -81.33 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. RYN has a PEG ratio of -0.19.

RYN has traded between a high of 29.86 and a low of 25.24 over the past year. Today's price is 14.9 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.88 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.