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 potential capital gains of 17.76 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.5, which equates to a potential downside of -6.77 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.82 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.82 percent in FY estimates.
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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of FNFG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.66 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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. Today's price is 0 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0 percent. 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.