Brokerage House Consensus Take on Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN)

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 2.24. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). The highest current target is $110. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $82. The consensus target price is currently noted at $104.583. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $1.44. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2017-05-03. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $1.25 for the quarter ending 2016-12-31. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of 5.04%.

In the most recent session, Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) shares have traded -0.0671%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $6.5399 away from the 50-day moving average of $58.6863 and $11.2573 away from the 200-day moving average of $53.9689. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -3.3686% off of the 52-week high of 67.5000 and +38.7496% removed from the 52-week low of 47.0100. 

Currently, Cerner Corporation has a price to earnings ratio of 33.6217. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 1.8200.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $63.1500 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

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