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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TFX. The maximum price target given was 236, implying potential capital gains of 12.13 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 212, implying a possible loss of 0.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.74 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TFX to grow at a rate of 67.24 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of TFX is 0.65.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TFX hit 216.37 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 136.53. Today's price is 54.16 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.73 percent. TFX has a P/E 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.