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.

JNS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 15.5, which equates to a potential upside of 9.39 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, which equates to a potential downside of -15.31 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. That number becomes 6.72 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.03 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

JNS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 28.76 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 18.48 percent higher than its low, and 14.74 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.