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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for STWD. The highest price target was 25, which equates to a potential upside of 14.26 percent. The minimum price target given was 22.5, implying potential capital losses of 2.83 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 downwards for this quarter, by about -1.98 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 -1.98 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.49 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.24 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of STWD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.08 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. STWD has a PEG ratio of 1.1.

In the trailing 52-weeks, STWD hit 23.46 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.11. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.65 percent, and 6.73 percent below the high. STWD has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.