Analyst Ratings for Northstar Realty Finance Corp (NRF)

Updated: 2017-01-08

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Northstar Realty Finance Corp (NYSE:NRF) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, NRF received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

NRF was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 35.64 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, implying a possible loss of -7.52 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 -4.35 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -54.35 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.11 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -30.66 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NRF has traded between a high of 16.48 and a low of 8.38 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 93.56 percent, and 1.58 percent below the high. NRF has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NRF value stock report compares NRF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion. NRF will post this quarters earnings in -939 days, on 2017-02-24.