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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 32.5, implying a possible profit of -0.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -4.17 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -15 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 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NORD hit 33.11 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 20.08. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 62.85 percent, and below the high by 1.24 percent. NORD has a P/E 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.