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, implying potential capital gains of 13.55 percent. The lowest price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -7.58 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.57 percent. That number becomes 9.09 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.79 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.45 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DEI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 233.93 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DEI has a PEG ratio of 0.28.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DEI hit 40.79 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.78. Currently the stock is 12.11 percent higher than its low, and 7.16 percent lower than its 52-week high. DEI has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.79 billion. DEI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.