Analyst Ratings for Government Properties Income Trust (GOV)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Government Properties Income Trust (NASDAQ:GOV) have received a consensus rating of Underweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, GOV received an average rating of Underweight.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued 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.

GOV was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 23, which equates to a potential upside of 28.42 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying a possible loss of -21.83 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -16.78 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.3 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -13.38 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.06 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of GOV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 236.24 percent. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. GOV has a PEG ratio of 0.11.

GOV has a 52-week high of 24.61 and a 52-week low of 17.36. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.17 percent, and 27.22 percent below the high. GOV has a price/earnings ratio of 26.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GOV value stock report compares GOV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GOV is $1.27 billion. GOV is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.