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 highest price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 4.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 55, which equates to a potential downside of -1.08 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 1.87 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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.

NAVG has an estimated earnings growth rate of -8.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NAVG is -2.38.

NAVG has traded between a high of 62.04 and a low of 45.17 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.09 percent, and 10.38 percent below the high. NAVG has a price/earnings 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.