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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for HOLI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, implying a possible profit of 20.8 percent. The lowest price target was 12.31, implying potential capital losses 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -20.01 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HOLI is 0.28.
In the last 52-weeks, HOLI has achieved a high of 23.55 and a low of 15.08. Today's price is 26.26 percent above the 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion. HOLI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.