Analyst Ratings for National Retail Properties Inc. (NNN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

National Retail Properties Inc. (NYSE:NNN) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. NNN had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. 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 NNN. The maximum price target given was 52, implying potential capital gains of 28.81 percent. The lowest price target was 36, implying a possible loss of -10.82 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.39 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.03 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.79 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.53 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 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NNN to grow at a rate of 121.09 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NNN is 0.3.

In the last 52-weeks, NNN has achieved a high of 53.60 and a low of 36.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.75 percent, and below the high by 24.68 percent. NNN has a price/earnings ratio of 35.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NNN value stock report compares NNN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NNN is $6.01 billion. NNN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.