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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for UFS. The highest price target was 52, implying a possible profit of 35.31 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -16.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.07 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.21 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.94 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.12 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, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of UFS is 1.16.

In the last 52-weeks, UFS has achieved a high of 44.58 and a low of 33.99. Currently the stock is 13.06 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 13.8 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.