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 a possible profit of 35.31 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying potential capital losses of -16.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.94 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.12 percent in FY estimates.

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. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

UFS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 14.37 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. UFS has a PEG ratio of 1.16.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UFS hit 44.58 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.99. Today's price is 13.06 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 13.8 percent. UFS has a price/earnings 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.