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 maximum price target given was 58, implying potential capital gains of 12.97 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 46.5, which equates to a potential downside of -9.43 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.46 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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, 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 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 market cap of LTC is $2.04 billion. LTC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.