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.

NSAM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 15.5, implying potential capital gains of -2.45 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -5.6 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 upwards by an average of 5.56 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.33 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NSAM to grow at a rate of 247.4 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NSAM has a PEG ratio of 0.17.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NSAM hit 16.08 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 9.17. 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 market cap of NSAM is $3.01 billion. NSAM will post this quarters earnings in -938 days, on 2017-02-24.