Analyst Ratings for Teleflex Inc. (TFX)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Teleflex Inc. (NYSE:TFX) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. TFX had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 8 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. 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 TFX. The highest price target was 236, implying a possible profit of 12.13 percent. The lowest price target was 212, which equates to a potential downside of 0.73 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -9.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.74 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TFX to grow at a rate of 67.24 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. TFX has a PEG ratio of 0.65.

In the last 52-weeks, TFX has achieved a high of 216.37 and a low of 136.53. Currently the stock is 54.16 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.73 percent. TFX has a price/earnings ratio of 43.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TFX value stock report compares TFX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TFX is $9.54 billion. TFX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.