Analyst Ratings for Chimera Investment Corp. (CIM)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Chimera Investment Corp. (NYSE:CIM) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CIM last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CIM. The highest price target was 20, implying potential capital gains of 7.41 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -8.7 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 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.82 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.21 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.48 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CIM to grow at a rate of -29.18 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CIM has a PEG ratio of -0.19.

CIM has a 52-week high of 20.90 and a 52-week low of 14.70. Today's price is 26.67 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.91 percent. CIM has a P/E ratio of 5.63. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CIM value stock report compares CIM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.49 billion. CIM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.