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.

JRVR was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 51, implying a possible profit of 27.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying potential capital losses of 5.21 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.89 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of JRVR to grow at a rate of -3.54 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of JRVR is -4.24.

JRVR has traded between a high of 46.20 and a low of 33.06 over the past year. 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 market cap of JRVR is $1.16 billion. JRVR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.