Analyst Ratings for Stillwater Mining Company (SWC)

Updated: 2017-04-07

Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SWC received an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared SWC a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SWC. The maximum price target given was 18, implying potential capital gains of 3.51 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of -7.99 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 11.11 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4.17 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.69 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.75 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SWC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 329.32 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SWC is 0.68.

SWC has traded between a high of 17.53 and a low of 9.02 over the past year. Today's price is 92.79 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.8 percent below the high. SWC has a price/earnings ratio of 222.86. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SWC value stock report compares SWC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion. SWC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.