Analyst Ratings for Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (RGA)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE:RGA) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. RGA had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RGA. The highest price target was 147, implying potential capital gains of 9.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 120, implying potential capital losses of -10.63 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.16 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.68 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of RGA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -19.83 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of RGA is -0.57.

In the last 52-weeks, RGA has achieved a high of 136.59 and a low of 94.33. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.35 percent, and below the high by 1.69 percent. RGA has a price/earnings ratio of 11.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RGA value stock report compares RGA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RGA is $8.76 billion. RGA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.