Analyst Ratings for American Homes 4 Rent Cl A (AMH)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to American Homes 4 Rent Cl A (NYSE:AMH) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, AMH received an average rating of Overweight.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave AMH a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AMH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, which equates to a potential upside of 21.16 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 21.5, implying a possible loss of -6.97 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -25 percent. That number becomes -26.85 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -10.93 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

AMH has a 52-week high of 23.98 and a 52-week low of 19.63. Currently the stock is 17.73 percent higher than its low, and 3.63 percent below the high. AMH has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMH value stock report compares AMH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.94 billion. AMH's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.