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.

UFS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 52, implying potential capital gains of 35.31 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -16.73 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 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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 decreased their estimates.

UFS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 14.37 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UFS has a PEG ratio of 1.16.

UFS has a 52-week high of 44.58 and a 52-week low of 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion. UFS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.