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.

RPT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible profit of 38.99 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 12.5, implying a possible loss of -13.13 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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 16.67 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of RPT to grow at a rate of 107.37 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.33 percent, and 27.94 percent below the high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.