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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.48 percent. That number becomes -183.06 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 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.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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 decreased their 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. TLN has a PEG ratio of 0.36.
In the trailing 52-weeks, TLN hit 14.03 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 will post this quarters earnings in -759 days, on 2017-02-23.