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.

TKR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 26.64 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 45, implying a possible loss of -1.75 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 2.42 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.19 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.82 percent, compared to last month. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of TKR to grow at a rate of 8.68 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. TKR has a PEG ratio of 2.52.

TKR has a 52-week high of 51.75 and a 52-week low of 31.54. Currently the stock is 45.21 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.5 percent. 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.