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 highest price target was 61, implying a possible profit of 53.07 percent. The lowest price target was 37, implying potential capital losses of -7.15 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.85 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HSNI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 15.8 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HSNI has a PEG ratio of 1.2.

HSNI has traded between a high of 52.81 and a low of 30.75 over the past year. Today's price is 29.59 percent above the 52-week low, and 24.54 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.