Analyst Ratings for Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc. (HAWK)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Buy has been given to Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HAWK last month.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave HAWK a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 3. 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 HAWK. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying potential capital gains of 21.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, implying a possible loss of -7.08 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -52.3 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -168.94 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 7.47 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -30.02 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, HAWK has achieved a high of 46.70 and a low of 28.88. Today's price is 56.51 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.21 percent below the high. HAWK has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HAWK value stock report compares HAWK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HAWK is $2.56 billion. HAWK is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.