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.

Several price targets were given for MHLD by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 19, which equates to a potential upside of 75.12 percent. The lowest price target was 12, which equates to a potential downside of 10.6 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -9.45 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -28.27 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.36 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -27.23 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MHLD to grow at a rate of 670.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.85 percent, and 42.74 percent lower than its 52-week high. MHLD has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.