Analyst Ratings for Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:STWD) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, STWD was issued an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave STWD a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STWD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, which equates to a potential upside of 14.26 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22.5, which equates to a potential downside of 2.83 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.98 percent. That number becomes -1.98 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.49 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.24 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of STWD to grow at a rate of 11.08 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of STWD is 1.1.

STWD has traded between a high of 23.46 and a low of 21.11 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.65 percent, and below the high by 6.73 percent. STWD has a price/earnings ratio of 12.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STWD value stock report compares STWD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.7 billion. STWD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.