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.

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

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -3.08 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -12.62 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 TSO is -1.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TSO hit 98.69 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 72.78. Currently the stock is 34.47 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.83 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.