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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TKR. The maximum price target given was 58, which equates to a potential upside of 26.64 percent. The lowest price target was 45, implying a possible loss of -1.75 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TKR to grow at a rate of 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 45.21 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.85 billion. TKR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.