Analyst Ratings for Apple Hospitality REIT Inc. (APLE)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Apple Hospitality REIT Inc. (NYSE:APLE) by analysts covering the stock. APLE had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

APLE was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 21, which equates to a potential upside of 16.54 percent. The minimum price target given was 18.5, implying potential capital losses of 2.66 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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 5.31 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 0.24 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of APLE to grow at a rate of 142.77 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. APLE has a PEG ratio of 0.18.

In the trailing 52-weeks, APLE hit 20.68 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.32. Today's price is 4.04 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.86 percent. APLE has a price/earnings ratio of 25.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The APLE value stock report compares APLE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of APLE is $4.07 billion. APLE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.