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, which equates to a potential upside of 23.63 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 99, which equates to a potential downside of 1.15 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.91 percent. 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. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TSO to grow at a rate of -12.68 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.47 percent, 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.