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 analyst gave a price target of 121, which equates to a potential upside of 23.63 percent. The minimum price target given was 99, implying a possible loss of 1.15 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.91 percent. That number becomes -13.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -3.08 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -12.62 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of TSO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -12.68 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. TSO has a PEG ratio of -1.29.

TSO has a 52-week high of 98.69 and a 52-week low of 72.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.47 percent, and 0.83 percent below the high. TSO has a price/earnings 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.