Analyst Ratings for Franco-Nevada Corp. (FNV)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Franco-Nevada Corp. (NYSE:FNV) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, FNV was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 9 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FNV. The maximum price target given was 118, which equates to a potential upside of 62.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 84.85, implying a possible loss of 16.94 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.03 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 7.96 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.85 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.9 percent in FY estimates.

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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

FNV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of FNV is 26.61.

FNV has a 52-week high of 81.16 and a 52-week low of 53.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.11 percent, and 10.6 percent below the high. FNV has a P/E ratio of 73.18. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FNV value stock report compares FNV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FNV is $16.28 billion. FNV is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.