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.

CIM was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 7.41 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, implying potential capital losses of -8.7 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.82 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.21 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.48 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CIM has a PEG ratio of -0.19.

In the last 52-weeks, CIM has achieved a high of 20.90 and a low of 14.70. Currently the stock is 26.67 percent higher than its 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 market cap of CIM is $3.49 billion. CIM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.