Analyst Ratings for Teradata Corp. (TDC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Teradata Corp. (NYSE:TDC) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, TDC was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 24 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 13 gave a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 6 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TDC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, implying a possible profit of 29.34 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying potential capital losses of -35.33 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -24.44 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.4 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -10.81 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

TDC has an estimated earnings growth rate of -19.64 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. TDC has a PEG ratio of -1.17.

In the last 52-weeks, TDC has achieved a high of 33.32 and a low of 26.27. Currently the stock is 11.84 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.82 percent. TDC has a P/E ratio of 22.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TDC value stock report compares TDC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TDC is $3.89 billion. TDC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.