News stories about Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nationstar Mortgage earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8686720113549 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) traded down $0.72 on Monday, reaching $17.00. The company had a trading volume of 481,076 shares, compared to its average volume of 287,061. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,731.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.95 and a beta of 1.22. Nationstar Mortgage has a 12 month low of $14.67 and a 12 month high of $20.71. The company has a current ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26.
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on NSM shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nationstar Mortgage from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Nationstar Mortgage in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine lowered Nationstar Mortgage from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded Nationstar Mortgage from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.78.
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About Nationstar Mortgage
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc provides servicing, origination and transaction based services principally to single-family residences throughout the United States. The Company operates through three segments: Servicing, Originations and Xome. The Company provides residential loan services in the United States.
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