Analyst Ratings for Ares Management L.P. (ARES)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Ares Management L.P. (NYSE:ARES) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. ARES had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued 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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ARES. The highest price target was 25, implying potential capital gains of 35.5 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 19, implying a possible loss of 2.98 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 1.54 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 51.24 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.28 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.72 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ARES's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 180.71 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. ARES has a PEG ratio of 0.16.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ARES hit 23.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.75. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.08 percent, and 20.65 percent below the high. ARES has a P/E ratio of 28.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARES value stock report compares ARES to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.91 billion. ARES will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.