Analyst Ratings for Urban Edge Properties (UE)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) by analysts covering the stock. UE had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

0 analysts declared UE a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for UE. The highest price target was 28, implying potential capital gains of 11.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, implying a possible loss of -0.83 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.38 percent. That number becomes 0 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 -0.88 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 18.89 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 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of UE to grow at a rate of 11.62 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. The PEG ratio of UE is 1.78.

UE has a 52-week high of 30.10 and a 52-week low of 23.13. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.99 percent, and 16.25 percent below the high. UE has a price/earnings ratio of 20.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UE value stock report compares UE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UE is $2.72 billion. UE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.