Analyst Ratings for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. RPT had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

4 analysts declared RPT a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for RPT. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible profit of 38.99 percent. The lowest price target was 12.5, implying a possible loss of -13.13 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 16.67 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.27 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of RPT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 107.37 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. RPT has a PEG ratio of 0.2.

RPT has traded between a high of 19.97 and a low of 11.86 over the past year. Today's price is 21.33 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 27.94 percent. RPT has a price/earnings ratio of 21.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RPT value stock report compares RPT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RPT is $1.1 billion. RPT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.