Analyst Ratings for Innophos Holdings Inc. (IPHS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Innophos Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, IPHS was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

IPHS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 28.54 percent. The minimum price target given was 53, implying potential capital losses of 26.16 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -20.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.79 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. 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.

IPHS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.72 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. IPHS has a PEG ratio of 6.66.

In the trailing 52-weeks, IPHS hit 58.22 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.48 percent, and below the high by 27.84 percent. IPHS has a price/earnings ratio of 18.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IPHS value stock report compares IPHS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of IPHS is $0.82403 billion. IPHS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.