Analyst Ratings for National Health Investors Inc. (NHI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE:NHI) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for NHI last month.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

NHI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 82, implying a possible profit of 6.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, implying a possible loss of -5.57 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.58 percent. 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 4.06 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NHI to grow at a rate of 25.48 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NHI has a PEG ratio of 0.74.

In the last 52-weeks, NHI has achieved a high of 82.53 and a low of 66.31. Today's price is 16.59 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 6.32 percent. NHI has a price/earnings ratio of 18.76. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NHI value stock report compares NHI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NHI is $3.17 billion. NHI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.