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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for APFH. The most optimistic price target was 40.25, implying potential capital gains of 0.05 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.37 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of APFH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -34.05 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. APFH has a PEG ratio of -0.58.

APFH has traded between a high of 40.79 and a low of 22.99 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 74.99 percent, and 1.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. APFH has a P/E 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.