Analyst Ratings for Ladder Capital Corp. Cl A (LADR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Ladder Capital Corp. Cl A (NYSE:LADR) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for LADR last month.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

LADR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16.5, implying potential capital gains of 24.43 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, which equates to a potential downside of 5.58 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.99 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.24 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.16 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.26 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of LADR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.34 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. The PEG ratio of LADR is -1.61.

LADR has traded between a high of 15.53 and a low of 12.14 over the past year. Today's price is 9.23 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.62 percent lower than its 52-week high. LADR has a price/earnings ratio of 10.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LADR value stock report compares LADR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion. LADR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.