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.

Several price targets were given for OB by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic price target was , implying a possible loss of -100 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -3.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.67 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.