Analyst Ratings for Nord Anglia Education Inc. (NORD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Nord Anglia Education Inc. (NYSE:NORD) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for NORD last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NORD. The most optimistic price target was 32.5, which equates to a potential upside of -0.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -2.14 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -4.17 percent. That number becomes -15 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 percent in FY estimates.

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 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NORD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 32.04 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NORD has a PEG ratio of 2.

NORD has traded between a high of 33.11 and a low of 20.08 over the past year. Currently the stock is 62.85 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.24 percent. NORD has a price/earnings ratio of 64.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NORD value stock report compares NORD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.41 billion. NORD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.