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.

Several price targets were given for HOLI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 23, implying potential capital gains of 20.8 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.31, which equates to a potential downside of -35.35 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -20.01 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -11.07 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

HOLI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.17 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of HOLI is 0.28.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HOLI hit 23.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.08. Currently the stock is 26.26 percent higher than its low, and 19.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion. HOLI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.