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.

Several price targets were given for HURN by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 50, which equates to a potential upside of 19.33 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HURN is 0.47.

In the last 52-weeks, HURN has achieved a high of 64.00 and a low of 39.15. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 7.02 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.