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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TSN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 78, implying potential capital gains of 23.11 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying a possible loss of -36.87 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 0.43 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.64 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TSN to grow at a rate of 4.74 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 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. Today's price is 13.71 percent above the 52-week low, and 17.77 percent below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.