Analyst Ratings for Talen Energy Corp (TLN)Updated: 2016-12-03
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TLN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 14, implying a possible profit of 0 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, implying potential capital losses 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.48 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -183.06 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.75 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.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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. 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.
TLN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 45.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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.
TLN has traded between a high of 14.03 and a low of 5.73 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 144.33 percent, and below the high by 0.21 percent. TLN has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.8 billion. TLN's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-23, which is -939 days away.