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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WTM. The maximum price target given was , implying potential capital gains of -100 percent. The lowest price target was , implying a possible loss of -100 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

WTM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 69.93 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of WTM is 2.98.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WTM hit 948.94 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 805.10. 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 market cap of WTM is $3.92 billion. WTM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.