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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TM. The highest price target was 137.18, implying a possible profit of 22.2 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 95.41, implying potential capital losses of -15.01 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 4.31 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -7.85 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.38 percent, compared to last month. 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

TM has an estimated earnings growth rate of -5.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of TM is -1.73.

In the last 52-weeks, TM has achieved a high of 123.18 and a low of 103.62. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.34 percent, and 8.87 percent lower than its 52-week 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.