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.

Several price targets were given for NAVG by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 58, implying a possible profit of 4.32 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying a possible loss 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. That number becomes 3.7 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 0.64 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.65 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NAVG to grow at a rate of -8.71 percent. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NAVG has a PEG ratio of -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 below the high by 10.38 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.