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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ATHM. The maximum price target given was 51, implying a possible profit of 4.72 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential downside of -34.29 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.89 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.56 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ATHM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 17.34 percent. 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. 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. ATHM has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 1.24 percent. 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 market cap of ATHM is $5.62 billion. ATHM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.