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 a possible profit of 72.25 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 7.5, implying a possible loss of -28.23 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 16.67 percent. That number becomes 28.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. WETF has a PEG ratio of 1.32.

WETF has traded between a high of 13.32 and a low of 7.87 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 32.78 percent, 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.