Analyst Ratings for Lennar Corp. Cl A (LEN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Lennar Corp. Cl A (NYSE:LEN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, LEN received an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts declared LEN a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 13 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 2. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

LEN was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 65, which equates to a potential upside of 24.14 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 53, implying a possible loss of 1.22 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.49 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -20.93 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.24 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.41 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of LEN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 24.41 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. LEN has a PEG ratio of 0.62.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LEN hit 55.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.68. Currently the stock is 31.96 percent higher than its low, and 6.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. LEN has a P/E ratio of 15.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LEN value stock report compares LEN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LEN is $12.18 billion. LEN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.