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.

APFH was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 40.25, which equates to a potential upside of 0.05 percent. The lowest price target was 29, which equates to a potential downside of -27.91 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. That number becomes -8.74 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 downwards by -0.37 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.27 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of APFH to grow at a rate of -34.05 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of APFH is -0.58.

In the trailing 52-weeks, APFH hit 40.79 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 22.99. Today's price is 74.99 percent above the 52-week low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.