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.

Several price targets were given for TFX by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 236, implying potential capital gains of 12.13 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 212, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -9.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.74 percent in FY estimates.

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 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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. The PEG ratio of TFX is 0.65.

TFX has a 52-week high of 216.37 and a 52-week low of 136.53. Today's price is 54.16 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.73 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.