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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LTC. The highest price target was 58, which equates to a potential upside of 12.97 percent. The lowest price target was 46.5, implying potential capital losses of -9.43 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.46 percent in FY estimates.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

LTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 41.18 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of LTC is 0.56.

LTC has traded between a high of 54.20 and a low of 43.17 over the past year. Currently the stock is 18.93 percent higher than its low, and 5.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.