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 a possible profit of 19.33 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 50, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.17 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HURN to grow at a rate of 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. HURN has a PEG ratio of 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 lower than its 52-week high. HURN has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.