Analyst Ratings for Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (NYSE:AMG) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, AMG was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AMG. The maximum price target given was 207, implying potential capital gains of 13.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 180, implying a possible loss of -1.08 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.47 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.99 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.27 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.79 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AMG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 65.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AMG has a PEG ratio of 0.31.

In the last 52-weeks, AMG has achieved a high of 182.67 and a low of 130.48. Today's price is 39.46 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.38 percent. AMG has a P/E ratio of 20.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMG value stock report compares AMG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AMG is $10.27 billion. AMG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.