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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HMST. The most optimistic price target was 31, which equates to a potential upside of 16.54 percent. The lowest price target was 29.25, which equates to a potential downside of 9.96 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -24.5 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -27.49 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -16.14 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -17.63 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HMST's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -17.21 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HMST has a PEG ratio of -0.8.

HMST has a 52-week high of 33.70 and a 52-week low of 22.08. Today's price is 20.47 percent above the 52-week low, and 21.07 percent below the high. 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.