Analyst Ratings for TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (TSLX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, TSLX received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TSLX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 21.5, implying a possible profit of 3.66 percent. The lowest price target was 18.5, implying potential capital losses of -10.8 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.41 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

TSLX has an estimated earnings growth rate of -26.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. TSLX has a PEG ratio of -0.31.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TSLX hit 21.10 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22 percent, and 1.71 percent lower than its 52-week high. TSLX has a P/E ratio of 8.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TSLX value stock report compares TSLX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TSLX is $1.23 billion. TSLX's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.