Analyst Ratings for HomeStreet Inc. (HMST)

Updated: 2017-07-29

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

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HMST. The most optimistic price target was 31, implying a possible profit of 16.54 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29.25, implying potential capital losses of 9.96 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -24.5 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -27.49 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -16.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -17.63 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HMST's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -17.21 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HMST has a PEG ratio of -0.8.

In the last 52-weeks, HMST has achieved a high of 33.70 and a low of 22.08. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.47 percent, and below the high by 21.07 percent. HMST has a price/earnings ratio of 13.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HMST value stock report compares HMST to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HMST is $0.71488 billion. HMST is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.