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 highest price target was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of , 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. 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.

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 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. WTM has a PEG ratio of 2.98.

WTM has a 52-week high of 948.94 and a 52-week low of 805.10. Currently the stock is 6.39 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.74 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.