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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for JRVR. The highest price target was 51, which equates to a potential upside of 27.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 42, implying potential capital losses of 5.21 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.4 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. JRVR has a PEG ratio of -4.24.

JRVR has traded between a high of 46.20 and a low of 33.06 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.75 percent, and below the high by 13.59 percent. JRVR has a price/earnings 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.