News coverage about Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nationstar Mortgage earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7617961739666 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several analysts have issued reports on NSM shares. ValuEngine cut Nationstar Mortgage from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Piper Jaffray Companies raised Nationstar Mortgage from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Nationstar Mortgage in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Nationstar Mortgage from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.33.

Shares of Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE NSM) opened at $18.07 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $1,699.46, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.37 and a beta of 1.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26, a current ratio of 0.46 and a quick ratio of 0.46. Nationstar Mortgage has a 1 year low of $14.67 and a 1 year high of $20.71.

Nationstar Mortgage (NYSE:NSM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ 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 firm had revenue of $406.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $481.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 earnings per share. analysts expect that Nationstar Mortgage will post 1.5 EPS for the current 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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