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 analyst gave a price target of 10.5, implying a possible profit of 7.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 8.5, implying potential capital losses of -13 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.85 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

TWO has an estimated earnings growth rate of -26.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. TWO has a PEG ratio of -0.25.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TWO hit 10.54 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.91. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.51 percent, and below the high by 7.31 percent. 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.