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 highest price target was 31, implying a possible profit 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -4.55 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their 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. 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. The PEG ratio of RYN is -0.19.

In the trailing 52-weeks, RYN hit 29.86 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 25.24. Currently the stock is 14.9 percent higher than its 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 market cap of RYN is $3.77 billion. RYN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.