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.

WETF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 18, implying potential capital gains of 72.25 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 7.5, implying a possible loss of -28.23 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 16.67 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 28.33 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

WETF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 49.35 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of WETF is 1.32.

WETF has traded between a high of 13.32 and a low of 7.87 over the past year. Today's price is 32.78 percent above the 52-week 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.