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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HOLI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, which equates to a potential upside of 20.8 percent. The minimum price target given was 12.31, which equates to a potential downside of -35.35 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -20.01 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -11.07 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of HOLI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.17 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. HOLI has a PEG ratio of 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 19.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. HOLI has a price/earnings 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.