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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LADR. The highest price target was 16.5, implying a possible profit of 24.43 percent. The lowest price target was 14, implying a possible loss of 5.58 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.99 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of LADR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.34 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.23 percent, and below the high by 14.62 percent. LADR has a P/E 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.