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.
Several price targets were given for TU by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 52, implying a possible profit of 43.17 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 39.75, implying a possible loss of 9.44 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. That number becomes -0.68 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.57 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.55 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
TU has an estimated earnings growth rate of -6.35 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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 last 52-weeks, TU has achieved a high of 36.35 and a low of 30.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.83 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $26.87 billion. TU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.