Analyst Ratings for Timken Co. (TKR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Timken Co. (NYSE:TKR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for TKR last month.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave 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 increased by 0. 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 TKR. The highest price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 26.64 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital losses of -1.75 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 2.42 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 3.19 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.82 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of TKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of TKR is 2.52.

In the last 52-weeks, TKR has achieved a high of 51.75 and a low of 31.54. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 45.21 percent, and 11.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. TKR has a price/earnings ratio of 21.91. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TKR value stock report compares TKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.85 billion. TKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.