Analyst Ratings for Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (WMS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (NYSE:WMS) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, WMS received an average rating of Hold.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave WMS a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

WMS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 26, which equates to a potential upside of 25.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 24, implying a possible loss of 15.66 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -6.6 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.83 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.54 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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of WMS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 72.93 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. WMS has a PEG ratio of 0.61.

In the last 52-weeks, WMS has achieved a high of 27.53 and a low of 18.60. Today's price is 11.56 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 24.63 percent. WMS has a P/E ratio of 44.15. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WMS value stock report compares WMS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion. WMS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.