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, which equates to a potential upside of -2.45 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

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. 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.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of NSAM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 247.4 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 below the high. 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.