Analyst Ratings for WABCO Holdings Inc. (WBC)Updated: 2017-07-29
Shares of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for WBC last month.
A buy rating was issued by 9 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 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 decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WBC. The highest price target was 155, which equates to a potential upside of 12.64 percent. The lowest price target was 115, implying a possible loss of -16.43 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 4.18 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 4.55 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 4.78 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.96 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 8 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 10 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of WBC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.32 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of WBC is 5.31.
WBC has traded between a high of 144.98 and a low of 96.10 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.19 percent, and 5.08 percent below the high. WBC has a price/earnings ratio of 22.94. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WBC value stock report compares WBC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WBC is $7.38 billion. WBC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.