Analyst Ratings for AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc. (APFH)

Updated: 2017-06-06

Shares of AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc. (NYSE:APFH) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for APFH last month.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 5. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for APFH by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 40.25, implying potential capital gains of 0.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 29, which equates to a potential downside of -27.91 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 -8.74 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.37 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.27 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of APFH to grow at a rate of -34.05 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. APFH has a PEG ratio of -0.58.

In the last 52-weeks, APFH has achieved a high of 40.79 and a low of 22.99. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 74.99 percent, and below the high by 1.37 percent. APFH has a price/earnings ratio of 19.7. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The APFH value stock report compares APFH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of APFH is $3.15 billion. APFH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.