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 minimum price target given was 45, which equates to a potential downside 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.

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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 45.21 percent higher than its low, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.