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 lowest price target was 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. 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. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. JNS has a PEG ratio of 0.64.

In the trailing 52-weeks, JNS hit 16.62 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 11.96. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 18.48 percent, and 14.74 percent below the 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.