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 most optimistic price target was 23, implying a possible profit 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -13.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.06 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GOV to grow at a rate of 236.24 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. GOV has a PEG ratio of 0.11.

GOV has traded between a high of 24.61 and a low of 17.36 over the past year. Today's price is 3.17 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 27.22 percent. GOV has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.27 billion. GOV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.