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.

TWX was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 110, implying potential capital gains of 6.59 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.08 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.34 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TWX to grow at a rate of 17.91 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 38.95 percent higher than its 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.