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.

OB was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was , implying potential capital gains of -100 percent. The lowest price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -3.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

OB has an estimated earnings growth rate of -33.82 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of OB is -0.55.

In the last 52-weeks, OB has achieved a high of 18.48 and a low of 13.63. Today's price is 34.04 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.14 percent. OB has a P/E 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 market cap of OB is $1.73 billion. OB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.