Analyst Ratings for Western Refining Inc. (WNR)

Updated: 2017-05-31

An average rating of Hold has been given to Western Refining Inc. (NYSE:WNR) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for WNR last month.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave WNR a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for WNR. The most optimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 20.25 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, implying potential capital losses of -20.74 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -21.53 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -19.07 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.59 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -22.16 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of WNR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 47.23 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. WNR has a PEG ratio of 0.73.

In the last 52-weeks, WNR has achieved a high of 40.09 and a low of 18.14. Currently the stock is 101.71 percent higher than its low, and 8.73 percent below the high. WNR has a P/E ratio of 34.32. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WNR value stock report compares WNR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.96 billion. WNR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.