Analyst Ratings for Navient Corp. (NAVI)Updated: 2017-07-28
Navient Corp. (NASDAQ:NAVI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, NAVI received an average rating of Overweight.
10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave NAVI a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.
NAVI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 43.93 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, which equates to a potential downside of 9.66 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.06 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.08 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.5 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.23 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of NAVI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.48 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of NAVI is -0.9.
In the last 52-weeks, NAVI has achieved a high of 17.95 and a low of 12.66. Currently the stock is 15.24 percent higher than its low, and 18.72 percent below the high. NAVI has a P/E ratio of 7.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NAVI value stock report compares NAVI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.16 billion. NAVI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.