Analyst Ratings for Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, ACGL received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ACGL. The highest price target was 120, implying potential capital gains of 21.43 percent. The minimum price target given was 90, implying potential capital losses of -8.93 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.38 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -12.4 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.28 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.38 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of ACGL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -9.76 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ACGL has a PEG ratio of -1.72.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ACGL hit 99.47 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 69.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.58 percent, and 0.65 percent lower than its 52-week high. ACGL has a price/earnings ratio of 16.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ACGL value stock report compares ACGL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ACGL is $12.95 billion. ACGL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.