Analyst Ratings for James River Group Holdings Ltd. (JRVR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to James River Group Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:JRVR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, JRVR received an average rating of Overweight.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave JRVR a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for JRVR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 51, implying a possible profit of 27.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, which equates to a potential downside of 5.21 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.89 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.13 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.4 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of JRVR to grow at a rate of -3.54 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. JRVR has a PEG ratio of -4.24.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JRVR hit 46.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.06. Currently the stock is 20.75 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 13.59 percent. JRVR has a P/E ratio of 15. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JRVR value stock report compares JRVR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.16 billion. JRVR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.