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.

Several price targets were given for TWO by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 10.5, which equates to a potential upside of 7.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.5, implying a possible loss of -13 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 3.85 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.9 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.97 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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, 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 last 52-weeks, TWO has achieved a high of 10.54 and a low of 7.91. Today's price is 23.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.31 percent below the high. TWO has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.