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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NSAM. The most optimistic price target was 15.5, implying a possible profit of -2.45 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, implying potential capital losses of -5.6 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 5.56 percent. That number becomes -0.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.64 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NSAM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 247.4 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. NSAM has a PEG ratio of 0.17.

NSAM has traded between a high of 16.08 and a low of 9.17 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 73.28 percent, and below the high by 1.18 percent. NSAM has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.01 billion. NSAM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-24, days from today.