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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 207, implying a possible profit of 13.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 180, implying potential capital losses 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.79 percent in FY estimates.

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 made negative revisions. 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.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 39.46 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.38 percent. AMG has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.