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 maximum price target given was 18, implying potential capital gains of 72.25 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 7.5, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 16.67 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 28.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.08 percent. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WETF to grow at a rate of 49.35 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. WETF has a PEG ratio of 1.32.

WETF has a 52-week high of 13.32 and a 52-week low of 7.87. Today's price is 32.78 percent above the 52-week low, and 21.55 percent below the high. WETF has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.