Media headlines about Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nationstar Mortgage earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2431598872037 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Nationstar Mortgage opened at $18.25 on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.33 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.31, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a current ratio of 0.40. Nationstar Mortgage has a 52-week low of $15.95 and a 52-week high of $20.71.
Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $588.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $513.73 million. Nationstar Mortgage had a net margin of 10.38% and a return on equity of 9.85%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 34.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.30 EPS. analysts expect that Nationstar Mortgage will post 1.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on NSM shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Barclays reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $19.00 target price (up previously from $18.00) on shares of Nationstar Mortgage in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. Credit Suisse Group dropped their target price on shares of Nationstar Mortgage from $23.00 to $20.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $13.50 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.70.
Nationstar Mortgage Company Profile
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc provides servicing, origination, and transaction based services primarily to single-family residences in the United States. It operates in three segments: Servicing, Originations, and Xome. The Servicing segment offers conventional residential mortgage loans and home equity conversion loans.
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