Analyst Ratings for Alliance Holdings GP L.P. (AHGP)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Alliance Holdings GP L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) by analysts covering the stock. AHGP had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

1 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave AHGP a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AHGP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, implying potential capital gains of 27.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying potential capital losses of 27.96 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

AHGP has an estimated earnings growth rate of -9.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AHGP is -0.77.

In the last 52-weeks, AHGP has achieved a high of 32.70 and a low of 22.55. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.37 percent, and below the high by 21.13 percent. AHGP has a P/E ratio of 7.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AHGP value stock report compares AHGP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion. AHGP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.