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.

Several price targets were given for SWC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying a possible profit of 3.51 percent. The lowest price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -7.99 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 11.11 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.17 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 7.69 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.75 percent.

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

SWC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 329.32 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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.

In the last 52-weeks, SWC has achieved a high of 17.53 and a low of 9.02. Today's price is 92.79 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.8 percent below the high. SWC has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.