Analyst Ratings for Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for TWO last month.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave TWO a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TWO. The most optimistic price target was 10.5, implying a possible profit of 7.47 percent. The lowest price target was 8.5, which equates to a potential downside of -13 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 3.85 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 8 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.9 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.97 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TWO to grow at a rate of -26.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. TWO has a PEG ratio of -0.25.

In the last 52-weeks, TWO has achieved a high of 10.54 and a low of 7.91. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.51 percent, and 7.31 percent below the high. TWO has a P/E ratio of 6.6. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TWO value stock report compares TWO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.38 billion. TWO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.