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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FNV. The maximum price target given was 118, which equates to a potential upside of 62.62 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.03 percent. That number becomes 7.96 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.85 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.9 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FNV has a PEG ratio of 26.61.

In the last 52-weeks, FNV has achieved a high of 81.16 and a low of 53.31. Today's price is 36.11 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.6 percent. FNV has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $16.28 billion. FNV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.