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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WAIR. The highest price target was 14, implying potential capital gains of 33.97 percent. The lowest price target was 9, implying a possible loss of -13.88 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -25.4 percent. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

WAIR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 9.07 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. WAIR has a PEG ratio of 1.46.

In the last 52-weeks, WAIR has achieved a high of 15.78 and a low of 7.46. Currently the stock is 40.08 percent higher than its low, and 33.78 percent below the high. WAIR has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.