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.

Several price targets were given for NAVI by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 21, implying a possible profit of 43.93 percent. The minimum price target given was 16, implying potential capital losses of 9.66 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.06 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. 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. The PEG ratio of NAVI is -0.9.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NAVI hit 17.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.66. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.24 percent, 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 market cap of NAVI is $4.16 billion. NAVI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.