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.

Several price targets were given for AMG by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 207, which equates to a potential upside of 13.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 180, implying a possible loss of -1.08 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 0.47 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.99 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 downwards by -0.27 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.79 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AMG to grow at a rate of 65.68 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AMG is 0.31.

AMG has a 52-week high of 182.67 and a 52-week low of 130.48. Today's price is 39.46 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $10.27 billion. AMG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.