Nationstar Mortgage (NSM) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nationstar Mortgage earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7717523314301 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several research firms recently issued reports on NSM. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Nationstar Mortgage in a report on Thursday, September 14th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies raised shares of Nationstar Mortgage from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Nationstar Mortgage presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.33.

Nationstar Mortgage (NSM) opened at $17.59 on Wednesday. Nationstar Mortgage has a 52 week low of $14.67 and a 52 week high of $20.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 0.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,788.39, a P/E ratio of 11.96 and a beta of 1.42.

Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.01. Nationstar Mortgage had a return on equity of 8.88% and a net margin of 9.34%. The business had revenue of $406.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $481.67 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.52 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Nationstar Mortgage will post 1.5 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Nationstar Mortgage Company Profile

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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