Analyst Ratings for Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE:WPG) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, WPG was issued an average rating of Hold.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave WPG a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. 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 WPG. The maximum price target given was 9, which equates to a potential upside of -1.21 percent. The lowest price target was 7.6, implying a possible loss of -16.58 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.22 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 0.61 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 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of WPG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 455.21 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 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of WPG is 0.07.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WPG hit 14.15 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.31. Today's price is 24.62 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 35.62 percent. WPG has a price/earnings ratio of 30.37. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WPG value stock report compares WPG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion. WPG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.