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.

TWO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 10.5, implying a possible profit of 7.47 percent. The lowest price target was 8.5, implying a possible loss of -13 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.85 percent. That number becomes 8 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 1.9 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.97 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

TWO has an estimated earnings growth rate of -26.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TWO is -0.25.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TWO hit 10.54 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.91. Today's price is 23.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.31 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of TWO is $3.38 billion. TWO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.