Analyst Ratings for Federated Investors Inc. (FII)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Federated Investors Inc. (NYSE:FII) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, FII received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

FII was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 29, implying a possible profit of -1.49 percent. The minimum price target given was 24, implying a possible loss of -18.48 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.02 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.75 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.01 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FII to grow at a rate of -4.22 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of FII is -3.34.

FII has traded between a high of 33.13 and a low of 24.52 over the past year. Currently the stock is 20.07 percent higher than its low, and 11.14 percent below the high. FII has a price/earnings ratio of 14.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FII value stock report compares FII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.04 billion. FII will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.