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.

Several price targets were given for DEI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 13.55 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 35, implying potential capital losses of -7.58 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.57 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 9.09 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.79 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DEI to grow at a rate of 233.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of DEI is 0.28.

DEI has a 52-week high of 40.79 and a 52-week low of 33.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.11 percent, and 7.16 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.79 billion. DEI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.