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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for TU. The maximum price target given was 52, which equates to a potential upside of 43.17 percent. The lowest price target was 39.75, which equates to a potential downside of 9.44 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.57 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.55 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TU to grow at a rate of -6.35 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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 TU is -2.65.

TU has traded between a high of 36.35 and a low of 30.31 over the past year. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.