Analyst Ratings for First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (FNFG)Updated: 2016-07-29
A number of analysts gave price targets for FNFG. The maximum price target given 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. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.82 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.82 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
FNFG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. FNFG has a PEG ratio of 1.5.
In the last 52-weeks, FNFG has achieved a high of 0.00 and a low of 0.00. Currently the stock is 0 percent higher than its 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.