Analyst Ratings for Navigators Group Inc. (NAVG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Navigators Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) by analysts covering the stock. NAVG had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NAVG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 58, which equates to a potential upside of 4.32 percent. The lowest price target was 55, implying potential capital losses of -1.08 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.87 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.7 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.64 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.65 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NAVG to grow at a rate of -8.71 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of NAVG is -2.38.

NAVG has a 52-week high of 62.04 and a 52-week low of 45.17. Currently the stock is 23.09 percent higher than its low, and 10.38 percent below the high. NAVG has a P/E ratio of 20.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NAVG value stock report compares NAVG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.64 billion. NAVG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.