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 maximum price target given was 51, which equates to a potential upside of 27.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, which equates to a potential downside 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. 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. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

JRVR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -3.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.75 percent, and 13.59 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of JRVR is $1.16 billion. JRVR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.