Analyst Ratings for Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A (TSN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A (NYSE:TSN) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, TSN received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 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.

TSN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 78, implying a possible profit of 23.11 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 40, which equates to a potential downside of -36.87 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.43 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.64 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 0.3 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.1 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

TSN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. TSN has a PEG ratio of 2.75.

TSN has a 52-week high of 77.05 and a 52-week low of 55.72. Today's price is 13.71 percent above the 52-week low, and 17.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. TSN has a P/E ratio of 13.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TSN value stock report compares TSN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TSN is $22.14 billion. TSN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.