Analyst Ratings for Tenneco Inc. (TEN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, TEN was issued an average rating of Overweight.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave TEN a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TEN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 80, which equates to a potential upside of 36.38 percent. The lowest price target was 44, implying a possible loss of -24.99 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.28 percent. That number becomes -0.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.3 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.41 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TEN to grow at a rate of -0.56 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. TEN has a PEG ratio of -15.88.

In the last 52-weeks, TEN has achieved a high of 70.96 and a low of 51.09. Today's price is 14.82 percent above the 52-week low, and 17.33 percent below the high. TEN has a P/E ratio of 8.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TEN value stock report compares TEN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TEN is $3.18 billion. TEN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.