Analyst Ratings for National Interstate Corporation (NATL)Updated: 2016-11-09
Several price targets were given for NATL by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The minimum price target given was , which equates to a potential downside of -100 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.83 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NATL has a PEG ratio of 0.98.
NATL has a 52-week high of 34.49 and a 52-week low of 21.15. Currently the stock is 53.95 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.64963 billion. NATL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.