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.

Several price targets were given for HSNI by the analysts covering the stock. 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, which equates to a potential downside of -7.15 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 0.85 percent. That number becomes -4.84 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 0.82 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.33 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HSNI to grow at a rate of 15.8 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. The PEG ratio of HSNI is 1.2.

HSNI has a 52-week high of 52.81 and a 52-week low of 30.75. Currently the stock is 29.59 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 24.54 percent. HSNI has a price/earnings 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 market cap of HSNI is $2.11 billion. HSNI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.