Analyst Ratings for Toyota Motor Corp. ADR (TM)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Toyota Motor Corp. ADR (NYSE:TM) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. TM had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 23 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for TM by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 137.18, implying potential capital gains of 22.2 percent. The minimum price target given was 95.41, implying a possible loss of -15.01 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 4.31 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -7.85 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.41 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -5.85 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. TM has a PEG ratio of -1.73.

TM has traded between a high of 123.18 and a low of 103.62 over the past year. Currently the stock is 8.34 percent higher than its low, and 8.87 percent below the high. TM has a P/E ratio of 10.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TM value stock report compares TM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $183.15 billion. TM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.