Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:NSM)
Shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock, Stock Ratings News reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $43.29.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) opened at 32.51 on Monday. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has a 52 week low of $24.50 and a 52 week high of $57.95. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.81 and its 200-day moving average is $32.03. The company has a market cap of $2.882 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.70.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $576.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $369.92 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Nationstar Mortgage Holdings will post $3.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
NSM has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 16th. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 16th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $42.00. Finally, analysts at Compass Point reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, May 14th. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $30.00.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc is a non-bank residential mortgage servicer with a range of services across the residential mortgage product spectrum.
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