Analyst Ratings for Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HURN last month.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave HURN a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HURN. The highest price target was 50, which equates to a potential upside of 19.33 percent. The lowest price target was 50, implying potential capital losses of 19.33 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -9.46 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.17 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

HURN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of HURN is 0.47.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HURN hit 64.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.15. Currently the stock is 7.02 percent higher than its low, and 34.53 percent below the high. HURN has a price/earnings ratio of 24.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HURN value stock report compares HURN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.91825 billion. HURN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.