Analyst Ratings for Leucadia National Corp. (LUK)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) by analysts covering the stock. LUK had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LUK. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, implying a possible profit of 11.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 30, implying a possible loss of 11.32 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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 -25 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.51 percent in FY estimates.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of LUK to grow at a rate of -6.18 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of LUK is -2.6.

LUK has a 52-week high of 27.34 and a 52-week low of 17.47. Currently the stock is 54.26 percent higher than its low, and 1.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. LUK has a P/E ratio of 16.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LUK value stock report compares LUK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LUK is $9.75 billion. LUK's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.