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.

Several price targets were given for LTC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 58, which equates to a potential upside of 12.97 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 46.5, which equates to a potential downside of -9.43 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

LTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 41.18 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. LTC has a PEG ratio of 0.56.

In the last 52-weeks, LTC has achieved a high of 54.20 and a low of 43.17. Currently the stock is 18.93 percent higher than its low, and 5.28 percent below the high. LTC has a price/earnings 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 market cap of LTC is $2.04 billion. LTC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.