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 , which equates to a potential upside of -100 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of , which equates to a potential downside of -100 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.67 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. OB has a PEG ratio of -0.55.

OB has a 52-week high of 18.48 and a 52-week low of 13.63. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 34.04 percent, and 1.14 percent below the 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 market cap of OB is $1.73 billion. OB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.