Analyst Ratings for National Interstate Corporation (NATL)Updated: 2016-11-09
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NATL. The most optimistic price target was , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 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 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. 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.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
NATL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 24.07 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. NATL has a PEG ratio of 0.98.
NATL has traded between a high of 34.49 and a low of 21.15 over the past year. Today's price is 53.95 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.6 percent. NATL has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.64963 billion. NATL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.