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 most optimistic price target was 58, implying potential capital gains of 12.97 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 46.5, implying a possible loss 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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of LTC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 41.18 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 18.93 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.28 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.