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.

Several price targets were given for LADR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16.5, implying a possible profit of 24.43 percent. The minimum price target given was 14, implying a possible loss of 5.58 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.99 percent. That number becomes 0.24 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.16 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.26 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of LADR to grow at a rate of -6.34 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.