Analyst Ratings for Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. (HOLI)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:HOLI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HOLI last month.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave HOLI a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

HOLI was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 23, which equates to a potential upside of 20.8 percent. The lowest price target was 12.31, which equates to a potential downside of -35.35 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -20.01 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -11.07 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HOLI to grow at a rate of 51.17 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HOLI is 0.28.

HOLI has a 52-week high of 23.55 and a 52-week low of 15.08. Currently the stock is 26.26 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 19.15 percent. HOLI has a P/E ratio of 14.21. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HOLI value stock report compares HOLI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HOLI is $1.15 billion. HOLI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.