What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Mettler-Toledo International, with six of 10 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from hold to moderate buy.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $533.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 13.9% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.86 per share. Estimates range from $1.83 to $1.89.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 98.4% assigning it an "outperform" rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 94.2% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Mettler-Toledo International, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 30 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Mettler-Toledo International's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Mettler-Toledo International's profit has risen year over year by an average of 43.7%.
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