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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WNR. The maximum price target given was 44, implying a possible profit of 20.25 percent. The lowest price target was 29, which equates to a potential downside of -20.74 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 -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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -7.59 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -22.16 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WNR to grow at a rate of 47.23 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of WNR is 0.73.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WNR hit 40.09 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 18.14. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 101.71 percent, and 8.73 percent lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.