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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NVR. The maximum price target given was 3000, implying a possible profit of 13.26 percent. The lowest price target was 1970, which equates to a potential downside of -25.62 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.32 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 7.11 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of NVR is 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 P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $10.04 billion. NVR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.