Analyst Ratings for National Research Corp. Cl B (NRCIB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

National Research Corp. Cl B (NASDAQ:NRCIB) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. NRCIB had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

0 analysts declared NRCIB a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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 NRCIB by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential downside of -100 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 -4.55 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.09 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 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, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NRCIB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -67.76 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NRCIB is -0.24.

NRCIB has a 52-week high of 51.85 and a 52-week low of 32.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 51.72 percent, and 4.9 percent below the high. NRCIB has a price/earnings ratio of 16.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NRCIB value stock report compares NRCIB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NRCIB is $0.79619 billion. NRCIB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.