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 maximum price target given was 18, implying potential capital gains of 72.25 percent. The lowest price target was 7.5, implying potential capital losses of -28.23 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of WETF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 49.35 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. WETF has a PEG ratio of 1.32.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WETF hit 13.32 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.87. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 32.78 percent, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.