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.
WBC was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 155, implying a possible profit of 12.64 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 115, which equates to a potential downside 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 4.18 percent. That number becomes 4.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 4.78 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.96 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 8 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 10 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of WBC to grow at a rate of 4.32 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. WBC has a PEG ratio of 5.31.
In the last 52-weeks, WBC has achieved a high of 144.98 and a low of 96.10. Today's price is 43.19 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.08 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $7.38 billion. WBC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.