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 most optimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential upside of 3.51 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying a possible loss of -7.99 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 11.11 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -4.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 7.69 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.75 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SWC to grow at a rate of 329.32 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SWC has a PEG ratio of 0.68.

SWC has a 52-week high of 17.53 and a 52-week low of 9.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 92.79 percent, 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.