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.

Several price targets were given for RYN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 31, implying potential capital gains of 6.9 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 24, implying potential capital losses of -17.24 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -4.55 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 5 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of RYN is -0.19.

RYN has a 52-week high of 29.86 and a 52-week low of 25.24. Today's price is 14.9 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.88 percent. RYN has a price/earnings 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.