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.

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

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -5.56 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.56 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.39 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ROIC to grow at a rate of 249.92 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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 ROIC is 0.25.

ROIC has a 52-week high of 23.05 and a 52-week low of 18.45. Currently the stock is 11.6 percent higher than its low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.