Analyst Ratings for First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (FNFG)Updated: 2016-07-29
FNFG was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 12, implying a possible profit of 17.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 9.5, which equates to a potential downside of -6.77 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.82 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.82 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
FNFG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of FNFG is 1.5.
FNFG has a 52-week high of 0.00 and a 52-week low of 0.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 0 percent, and 0 percent lower than its 52-week high. FNFG has a price/earnings ratio of 19.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FNFG value stock report compares FNFG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion. FNFG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.