Analyst Ratings for WisdomTree Investments Inc. (WETF)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, WETF was issued an average rating of Hold.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave WETF a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WETF. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying a possible profit of 72.25 percent. The lowest price target was 7.5, implying a possible loss of -28.23 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 28.33 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 upwards by 0.08 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.35 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of WETF to grow at a rate of 49.35 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. WETF has a PEG ratio of 1.32.

In the last 52-weeks, WETF has achieved a high of 13.32 and a low of 7.87. Currently the stock is 32.78 percent higher than its low, and 21.55 percent lower than its 52-week high. WETF has a P/E ratio of 65.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WETF value stock report compares WETF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion. WETF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.