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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for JNS. The maximum price target given was 15.5, implying a possible profit of 9.39 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, which equates to a potential downside of -15.31 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 5.45 percent.

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. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of JNS is 0.64.

In the last 52-weeks, JNS has achieved a high of 16.62 and a low of 11.96. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 18.48 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion. JNS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.