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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LADR. The maximum price target given was 16.5, which equates to a potential upside of 24.43 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 14, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.24 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -4.16 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.26 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of LADR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.34 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. LADR has a PEG ratio of -1.61.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LADR hit 15.53 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.14. Currently the stock is 9.23 percent higher than its low, and 14.62 percent below the 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 market cap of LADR is $1.45 billion. LADR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.