Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) Stock Valuation in Perspective

Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) is the focus stock of the day and here we can take a look at several ratios to determine if it is fairly valued. One of the quickest ways to determine the projected value of a stock is the price to earnings growth, or PEG ratio.

This formula was popularized by Peter Lynch and according to his calculations, a stock which is fairly valued will have a price to earnings ratio equal to its rate of growth. Simply put, a stock with a PEG ratio of 1 would be considered fairly valued.

A stock with a ratio of under 1.0 would be undervalued and a stock with a PEG over 1.0 would be considered over valued. Textainer Group Holdings Limited currently has a PEG ratio of 0.99.Stock market reversals can occur at any given time. Sometimes, these corrections can provoke ominous forecasts from the investing community. With the market still riding high, it is important to note that market corrections can be common happenings in bull market runs. Investors may use these opportunities to buy some names at discount prices. As we move through earnings season, investors will be watching to see how companies have fared over the last quarter. Investors may want to examine sell-side analyst revisions in the weeks and days prior to the report. Investors and analysts will both be eagerly watching to see if the company can beat expectations.   

Most importantly investors want to know where the stock is headed from here. In order to get a sense of Wall Street sentiment, we can look to equity research analyst estimates. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell.

Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) currently has an average analyst recommendation of 3.30 according to analysts. This is the average number based on the total brokerage firms taken into consideration by Beta Systems Research. The same analysts have a future one-year price target of $15.00 on the shares.

In addition to sell-side rational, we can also take a look at some technical indicators. The stock is currently -7.19% away from its 50-day simple moving average and -28.18% away from the 200 day average. Based on a recent trade, the shares are -59.06% away from the 52-week high and 2.75% from the 52-week low.

The RSI (Relative Strength Index), which shows price strength by comparing upward and downward close to close movements.

An RSI approaching 70 is typically deemed to be nearing overbought status and could be ripe for a pullback. Alternatively an RSI nearing 30 indicates that the stock could be getting oversold and might be considered undervalued. The RSI for Textainer Group Holdings Limited(NYSE:TGH) currently stands at 41.00.

Performance
Textainer Group Holdings Limited has posted trailing 12 months earnings of $0.92 per share. The company has seen a change of 131.50% earnings per share this year. Analysts are predicting 45.47% for the company next year. The firm is yielding 1.20% return on assets and 4.70% return on equity.

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