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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TSLX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 21.5, implying a possible profit of 3.66 percent. The minimum price target given was 18.5, implying potential capital losses of -10.8 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 3.41 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 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.98 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TSLX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.54 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. TSLX has a PEG ratio of -0.31.

TSLX has traded between a high of 21.10 and a low of 17.00 over the past year. Today's price is 22 percent above the 52-week low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.