Analyst Ratings for Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS)

Updated: 2017-05-28

Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:JNS) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. JNS had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave JNS a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for JNS. The highest price target was 15.5, implying a possible profit of 9.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, which equates to a potential downside of -15.31 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 6.72 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.03 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.45 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of JNS to grow at a rate of 28.76 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of JNS is 0.64.

JNS has a 52-week high of 16.62 and a 52-week low of 11.96. Today's price is 18.48 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 14.74 percent. JNS has a price/earnings ratio of 18.4. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The JNS value stock report compares JNS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of JNS is $2.63 billion. JNS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.