Analyst Ratings for TriNet Group Inc. (TNET)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of TriNet Group Inc. (NYSE:TNET) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. TNET had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TNET. The maximum price target given was 37, implying potential capital gains of 11.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 27, which equates to a potential downside of -18.91 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 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -9.7 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.82 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TNET's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.18 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 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of TNET is 9.5.

TNET has a 52-week high of 34.00 and a 52-week low of 17.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.26 percent, and 2.07 percent below the high. TNET has a price/earnings ratio of 30.22. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TNET value stock report compares TNET to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion. TNET will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.