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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for JRVR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 51, implying a possible profit of 27.76 percent. The lowest price target was 42, implying a possible loss of 5.21 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.89 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.13 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.4 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.78 percent in FY estimates.

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 made negative revisions. 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.

JRVR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -3.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of JRVR is -4.24.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JRVR hit 46.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.75 percent, and 13.59 percent below the high. 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.