Analyst Ratings for Maiden Holdings Ltd. (MHLD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Maiden Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for MHLD last month.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 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 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MHLD. The most optimistic price target was 19, implying potential capital gains of 75.12 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying potential capital losses of 10.6 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 -9.45 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -28.27 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.36 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -27.23 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MHLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 670.04 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MHLD is 0.11.

MHLD has traded between a high of 18.95 and a low of 10.25 over the past year. Currently the stock is 5.85 percent higher than its low, and 42.74 percent lower than its 52-week high. MHLD has a P/E ratio of 73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MHLD value stock report compares MHLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MHLD is $0.94343 billion. MHLD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.