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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TWO. The highest price target was 10.5, which equates to a potential upside of 7.47 percent. The lowest price target was 8.5, which equates to a potential downside of -13 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.9 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.97 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TWO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -26.75 percent. 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of TWO is $3.38 billion. TWO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.