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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DEI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 233.93 percent. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Today's price is 12.11 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.16 percent below the 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.