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 analyst gave a price target of 43, which equates to a potential upside of 13.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -7.58 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.57 percent. 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.

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. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DEI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 233.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. DEI has a PEG ratio of 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 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.