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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TSLX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 21.5, implying a possible profit of 3.66 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.98 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. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of TSLX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.54 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, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22 percent, and below the high by 1.71 percent. TSLX has a price/earnings 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.