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 highest price target was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 43.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of 9.66 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.06 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.08 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -2.5 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.23 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. NAVI has a PEG ratio of -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 lower than its 52-week 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.