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 price target was 16.5, implying a possible profit of 24.43 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14, implying a possible loss of 5.58 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. 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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. LADR has a PEG ratio of -1.61.

LADR has a 52-week high of 15.53 and a 52-week low of 12.14. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 9.23 percent, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.