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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 207, implying a possible profit of 13.76 percent. The lowest price target was 180, which equates to a potential downside of -1.08 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.

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.

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, 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, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AMG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 65.68 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AMG has a PEG ratio of 0.31.

AMG has traded between a high of 182.67 and a low of 130.48 over the past year. Currently the stock is 39.46 percent higher than its 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 market cap of AMG is $10.27 billion. AMG is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.