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 potential capital gains of 23.11 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.3 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.1 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TSN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.74 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TSN is 2.75.

In the last 52-weeks, TSN has achieved a high of 77.05 and a low of 55.72. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.71 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $22.14 billion. TSN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.