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, which equates to a potential upside of 22.2 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 95.41, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 4.31 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -7.85 percent. 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. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -5.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of TM is -1.73.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TM hit 123.18 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 103.62. Currently the stock is 8.34 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of TM is $183.15 billion. TM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.