Analyst Ratings for Hibbett Sports Inc. (HIBB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Hibbett Sports Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. Last month, HIBB received an average rating of Hold.

19 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave HIBB a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 16 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

HIBB was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 23, implying a possible profit of 46.03 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, implying a possible loss of -23.81 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -213.33 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -189.47 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -19.21 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -21.29 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HIBB to grow at a rate of -11.11 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HIBB has a PEG ratio of -0.58.

HIBB has traded between a high of 45.85 and a low of 12.90 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.09 percent, and below the high by 65.65 percent. HIBB has a price/earnings ratio of 6.4. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HIBB value stock report compares HIBB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.30422 billion. HIBB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.