Analyst Ratings for Autohome Inc. ADR (ATHM)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Autohome Inc. ADR (NYSE:ATHM) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. ATHM had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 2 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ATHM. The most optimistic price target was 51, implying a possible profit of 4.72 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying potential capital losses of -34.29 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.89 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.56 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.56 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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ATHM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 17.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of ATHM is 1.68.

ATHM has traded between a high of 49.31 and a low of 21.21 over the past year. Currently the stock is 129.61 percent higher than its low, and 1.24 percent lower than its 52-week high. ATHM has a price/earnings ratio of 29.17. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ATHM value stock report compares ATHM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.62 billion. ATHM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.