Analyst Ratings for Talen Energy Corp (TLN)

Updated: 2016-12-03

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TLN. The highest price target was 14, which equates to a potential upside of 0 percent. The lowest price target was 14, which equates to a potential downside of 0 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TLN to grow at a rate of 45.27 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of TLN is 0.36.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TLN hit 14.03 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 5.73. Today's price is 144.33 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.21 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-23, days from today.