Analyst Ratings for Tesoro Corp. (TSO)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Tesoro Corp. (NYSE:TSO) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. TSO had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 18 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 5 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

TSO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 121, implying potential capital gains of 23.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 99, implying a possible loss of 1.15 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.91 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 -13.55 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.08 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.62 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

TSO has an estimated earnings growth rate of -12.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. The PEG ratio of TSO is -1.29.

TSO has a 52-week high of 98.69 and a 52-week low of 72.78. Today's price is 34.47 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.83 percent. TSO has a P/E ratio of 16.39. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TSO value stock report compares TSO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.65 billion. TSO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.