Analyst Ratings for STAG Industrial Inc. (STAG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering STAG Industrial Inc. (NYSE:STAG) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, STAG received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 3 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 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 STAG. The maximum price target given was 31, implying potential capital gains of 12.77 percent. The minimum price target given was 19.5, implying a possible loss of -29.07 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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 -25 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.3 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

STAG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1758.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. STAG has a PEG ratio of 0.17.

In the last 52-weeks, STAG has achieved a high of 28.75 and a low of 21.21. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 29.61 percent, and 4.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. STAG has a price/earnings ratio of 305.22. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STAG value stock report compares STAG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion. STAG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.