Analyst Ratings for Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Douglas Emmett Inc. (NYSE:DEI) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, DEI was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DEI. The most optimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 13.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 35, implying a possible loss of -7.58 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.57 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 9.09 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.79 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.45 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DEI to grow at a rate of 233.93 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of DEI is 0.28.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DEI hit 40.79 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.11 percent, and below the high by 7.16 percent. DEI has a P/E ratio of 65.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DEI value stock report compares DEI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DEI is $6.79 billion. DEI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.