Analyst Ratings for Domtar Corp. (UFS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Domtar Corp. (NYSE:UFS) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. Last month, UFS received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. 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 UFS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 52, implying potential capital gains of 35.31 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential downside of -16.73 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 1.07 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.21 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.94 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.12 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 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.

The growth rate of UFS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 14.37 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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 UFS is 1.16.

UFS has a 52-week high of 44.58 and a 52-week low of 33.99. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.06 percent, and 13.8 percent below the high. UFS has a P/E ratio of 16.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UFS value stock report compares UFS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UFS is $2.46 billion. UFS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.