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.

Several price targets were given for WAIR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 14, which equates to a potential upside of 33.97 percent. The lowest price target was 9, implying a possible loss of -13.88 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.2 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -20.55 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of WAIR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 9.07 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 below the high by 33.78 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.