Analyst Ratings for National Interstate Corporation (NATL)Updated: 2016-11-09
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NATL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.83 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.83 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
NATL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 24.07 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. 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. NATL has a PEG ratio of 0.98.
In the trailing 52-weeks, NATL hit 34.49 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.15. Today's price is 53.95 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.6 percent. NATL has a price/earnings ratio of 23.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NATL value stock report compares NATL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NATL is $0.64963 billion. NATL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.