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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NRF. The highest price target was 22, implying a possible profit of 35.64 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -7.52 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NRF has a 52-week high of 16.48 and a 52-week low of 8.38. Today's price is 93.56 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of NRF is $2.92 billion. NRF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-24, days from today.