Analyst Ratings for White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (WTM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for WTM last month.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for WTM. The highest price target was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The lowest price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 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 0 percent. That number becomes -41.36 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 -12.45 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WTM to grow at a rate of 69.93 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. WTM has a PEG ratio of 2.98.

In the last 52-weeks, WTM has achieved a high of 948.94 and a low of 805.10. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 6.39 percent, and 9.74 percent below the high. WTM has a P/E ratio of 208.42. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WTM value stock report compares WTM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WTM is $3.92 billion. WTM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.