Analyst Ratings for LTC Properties Inc. (LTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to LTC Properties Inc. (NYSE:LTC) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, LTC was issued an average rating of Hold.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave LTC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave 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 decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LTC. The highest price target was 58, implying a possible profit of 12.97 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 46.5, implying a possible loss of -9.43 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 upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 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 upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.46 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of LTC to grow at a rate of 41.18 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. LTC has a PEG ratio of 0.56.

LTC has a 52-week high of 54.20 and a 52-week low of 43.17. Today's price is 18.93 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.28 percent. LTC has a P/E ratio of 23.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LTC value stock report compares LTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.04 billion. LTC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.