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 most pessimistic price target was , implying potential capital losses of -100 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 -41.36 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.45 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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of WTM is 2.98.

WTM has traded between a high of 948.94 and a low of 805.10 over the past year. Currently the stock is 6.39 percent higher than its low, and 9.74 percent lower than its 52-week high. WTM has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.92 billion. WTM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.