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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HURN. The highest price target was 50, implying potential capital gains of 19.33 percent. The lowest price target was 50, which equates to a potential downside of 19.33 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -9.46 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.17 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HURN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.68 percent. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HURN has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

HURN has traded between a high of 64.00 and a low of 39.15 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.02 percent, and below the high by 34.53 percent. 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 market cap of HURN is $0.91825 billion. HURN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.