Analyst Ratings for Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (WAIR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, WAIR received an average rating of Underweight.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WAIR. The maximum price target given was 14, which equates to a potential upside of 33.97 percent. The lowest price target was 9, implying potential capital losses of -13.88 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -25.4 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.2 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -20.55 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, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WAIR to grow at a rate of 9.07 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. WAIR has a PEG ratio of 1.46.

WAIR has traded between a high of 15.78 and a low of 7.46 over the past year. Today's price is 40.08 percent above the 52-week low, and 33.78 percent lower than its 52-week high. WAIR has a price/earnings ratio of 13.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WAIR value stock report compares WAIR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion. WAIR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.