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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TSN. The maximum price target given was 78, implying a possible profit of 23.11 percent. The lowest price target was 40, implying potential capital losses of -36.87 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 0.43 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.1 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

The growth rate of TSN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.74 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. 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. The PEG ratio of TSN is 2.75.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TSN hit 77.05 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 55.72. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.71 percent, and below the high by 17.77 percent. TSN has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $22.14 billion. TSN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.