Analyst Ratings for TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Buy has been given to TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) by analysts covering the stock. THS had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 11 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for THS by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 121, which equates to a potential upside of 41.9 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 80, implying a possible loss of -6.18 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.02 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -32.64 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.43 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.72 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

THS has traded between a high of 104.18 and a low of 62.64 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.13 percent, and 18.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. THS has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The THS value stock report compares THS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of THS is $4.88 billion. THS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.