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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TU. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 52, which equates to a potential upside of 43.17 percent. The minimum price target given was 39.75, implying a possible loss of 9.44 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.57 percent. 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 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of TU to grow at a rate of -6.35 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, 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 a 52-week high of 36.35 and a 52-week low of 30.31. Today's price is 19.83 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.08 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.