Analyst Ratings for Retail Opportunity Investment Corp. (ROIC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Retail Opportunity Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ROIC last month.

A buy rating was issued by 5 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 1 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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ROIC. The maximum price target given was 26, implying potential capital gains of 26.27 percent. The minimum price target given was 19, implying a possible loss of -7.72 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -5.56 percent. That number becomes -5.56 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.39 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.26 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ROIC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 249.92 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of ROIC is 0.25.

ROIC has a 52-week high of 23.05 and a 52-week low of 18.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.6 percent, and 10.67 percent below the high. ROIC has a P/E ratio of 62.39. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ROIC value stock report compares ROIC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.24 billion. ROIC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.