Analyst Ratings for OM Asset Management PLC (OMAM)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Buy has been given to OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM) by analysts covering the stock. OMAM had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for OMAM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible profit of 48.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of 8.04 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.

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 4.13 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.66 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.46 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of OMAM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 59.7 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. OMAM has a PEG ratio of 0.27.

OMAM has a 52-week high of 16.01 and a 52-week low of 12.10. Currently the stock is 22.4 percent higher than its low, and 7.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. OMAM has a P/E ratio of 15.89. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OMAM value stock report compares OMAM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OMAM is $1.73 billion. OMAM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.