Analyst Ratings for OneMain Holdings Inc. (OMF)

Updated: 2017-07-26

OneMain Holdings Inc. (NYSE:OMF) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, OMF received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 16 analysts covering the stock, 9 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for OMF by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 35, implying potential capital gains of 33.18 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 25, implying a possible loss of -4.87 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.56 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.58 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.13 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.26 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 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of OMF to grow at a rate of 356 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of OMF is 0.09.

In the trailing 52-weeks, OMF hit 32.28 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 16.03. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 63.94 percent, and below the high by 18.59 percent. OMF has a P/E ratio of 31.92. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OMF value stock report compares OMF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.58 billion. OMF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.