Analyst Ratings for TELUS Corp. (TU)

Updated: 2017-07-29

TELUS Corp. (NYSE:TU) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, TU was issued an average rating of Overweight.

9 analysts declared TU a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TU. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 52, implying a possible profit of 43.17 percent. The lowest price target was 39.75, which equates to a potential downside of 9.44 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 1.92 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 -0.68 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.57 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.55 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TU to grow at a rate of -6.35 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. TU has a PEG ratio of -2.65.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TU hit 36.35 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 30.31. Today's price is 19.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. TU has a P/E ratio of 16.81. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TU value stock report compares TU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TU is $26.87 billion. TU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.