Analyst Ratings for Insperity Inc. (NSP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Insperity Inc. (NYSE:NSP) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NSP last month.

1 analysts declared NSP a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for NSP by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 98, implying a possible profit of 32.08 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 84, implying potential capital losses of 13.21 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 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -9.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.08 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NSP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.73 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NSP has a PEG ratio of 1.37.

NSP has a 52-week high of 93.65 and a 52-week low of 64.55. Currently the stock is 14.95 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 20.77 percent. NSP has a price/earnings ratio of 22.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NSP value stock report compares NSP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.55 billion. NSP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.