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 analyst gave a price target of 15.5, implying a possible profit of -2.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.64 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of NSAM to grow at a rate of 247.4 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NSAM has a PEG ratio of 0.17.

NSAM has a 52-week high of 16.08 and a 52-week low of 9.17. Today's price is 73.28 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.18 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.01 billion. NSAM's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-24, which is -758 days away.