Analyst Ratings for Time Warner Inc. (TWX)Updated: 2017-07-28
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, TWX received an average rating of Overweight.
10 analysts declared TWX a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 20 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for TWX. The most optimistic price target was 110, implying a possible profit of 6.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 95, implying a possible loss of -7.95 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 0.85 percent. That number becomes -8.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.08 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.34 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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 TWX to grow at a rate of 17.91 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TWX is 1.1.
In the trailing 52-weeks, TWX hit 103.32 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 74.27. Today's price is 38.95 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.12 percent. TWX has a P/E ratio of 19.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TWX value stock report compares TWX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $78.83 billion. TWX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.