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 price target was 21.5, implying a possible profit of 3.66 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 18.5, implying a possible loss of -10.8 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TSLX to grow at a rate of -26.54 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 below the high by 1.71 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion. TSLX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.