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 maximum price target given was 52, which equates to a potential upside of 43.17 percent. The minimum price target given was 39.75, which equates to a potential downside of 9.44 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.92 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.68 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TU to grow at a rate of -6.35 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. TU has a PEG ratio of -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 below the high by 0.08 percent. 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.