Analyst Ratings for NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NSAM)

Updated: 2017-01-08

An average rating of Overweight has been given to NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc (NYSE:NSAM) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, NSAM received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 2 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for NSAM by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 15.5, which equates to a potential upside of -2.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -5.6 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 5.56 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.33 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.64 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NSAM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 247.4 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 NSAM is 0.17.

NSAM has traded between a high of 16.08 and a low of 9.17 over the past year. Currently the stock is 73.28 percent higher than its low, and 1.18 percent below the high. NSAM has a price/earnings ratio of 42.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NSAM value stock report compares NSAM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NSAM is $3.01 billion. NSAM's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-24, which is -694 days away.