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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 15.5, implying potential capital gains of 9.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying a possible loss 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.03 percent, compared to last month. 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. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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. JNS has a PEG ratio of 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 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.