Analyst Ratings for HSN Inc. (HSNI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering HSN Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HSNI last month.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave 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 3. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HSNI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, implying potential capital gains of 53.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 37, implying a possible loss of -7.15 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 0.85 percent. That number becomes -4.84 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.82 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.33 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HSNI to grow at a rate of 15.8 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. HSNI has a PEG ratio of 1.2.

In the last 52-weeks, HSNI has achieved a high of 52.81 and a low of 30.75. Today's price is 29.59 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 24.54 percent. HSNI has a P/E ratio of 18.98. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HSNI value stock report compares HSNI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion. HSNI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.