Analyst Ratings for NVR Inc. (NVR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of NVR Inc. (NYSE:NVR) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. NVR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

1 analysts declared NVR a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for NVR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 3000, implying potential capital gains of 13.26 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 1970, implying a possible loss of -25.62 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 3.32 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.42 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 6.74 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.11 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NVR to grow at a rate of 8.44 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. NVR has a PEG ratio of 2.48.

NVR has traded between a high of 2705.16 and a low of 1478.04 over the past year. Today's price is 79.2 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.09 percent lower than its 52-week high. NVR has a price/earnings ratio of 20.94. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NVR value stock report compares NVR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of NVR is $10.04 billion. NVR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.