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, implying a possible profit of 33.97 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9, implying a possible loss 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -20.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of WAIR is 1.46.

WAIR has traded between a high of 15.78 and a low of 7.46 over the past year. Currently the stock is 40.08 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 33.78 percent. 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 market cap of WAIR is $1.05 billion. WAIR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.