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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TKR. The highest price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 26.64 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 45, implying potential capital losses of -1.75 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.42 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.19 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.82 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TKR to grow at a rate of 8.68 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. TKR has a PEG ratio of 2.52.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TKR hit 51.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.54. Currently the stock is 45.21 percent higher than its low, and 11.5 percent below the 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 market cap of TKR is $3.85 billion. TKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.