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.

AMG was given price targets by several analysts. 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.47 percent. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.79 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 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of AMG to grow at a rate of 65.68 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.46 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $10.27 billion. AMG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.