Analyst Ratings for Talen Energy Corp (TLN)Updated: 2016-12-03
TLN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 14, implying a possible profit of 0 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, which equates to a potential downside of 0 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.48 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -183.06 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -3.75 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of TLN to grow at a rate of 45.27 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of TLN is 0.36.
TLN has a 52-week high of 14.03 and a 52-week low of 5.73. Currently the stock is 144.33 percent higher than its low, and 0.21 percent below the high. TLN has a price/earnings ratio of 16.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TLN value stock report compares TLN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TLN is $1.8 billion. TLN's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-23, which is -698 days away.