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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NORD. The maximum price target given was 32.5, which equates to a potential upside of -0.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying a possible loss of -2.14 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 -4.17 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -15 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NORD to grow at a rate of 32.04 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NORD is 2.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NORD hit 33.11 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 20.08. Today's price is 62.85 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.24 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.