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 analyst gave a price target of 26, which equates to a potential upside of 25.3 percent. The lowest price target was 24, implying potential capital losses of 15.66 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -6.6 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.83 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.54 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WMS to grow at a rate of 72.93 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of WMS is 0.61.

In the last 52-weeks, WMS has achieved a high of 27.53 and a low of 18.60. Currently the stock is 11.56 percent higher than its low, and 24.63 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of WMS is $1.13 billion. WMS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.