Analyst Ratings for OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd. Cl A (OB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd. Cl A (NYSE:OB) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for OB last month.

0 analysts declared OB a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 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 decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for OB. The maximum price target given was , implying potential capital gains of -100 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of , implying a possible loss of -100 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 -3.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.67 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of OB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -33.82 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of OB is -0.55.

In the trailing 52-weeks, OB hit 18.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.63. Currently the stock is 34.04 percent higher than its low, and 1.14 percent lower than its 52-week high. OB has a price/earnings ratio of 18.59. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OB value stock report compares OB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion. OB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.