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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NAVI. The maximum price target given was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 43.93 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying a possible loss of 9.66 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.06 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of NAVI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.48 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.24 percent, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.