Analyst Ratings for Equity One, Inc. (EQY)

Updated: 2017-02-13

Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:EQY) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, EQY was issued an average rating of Hold.

2 analysts declared EQY a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 3.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EQY. The highest price target was 35, implying potential capital gains of 9.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 30, implying a possible loss of -6.04 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.

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 -1.43 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.25 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of EQY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 200.09 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. EQY has a PEG ratio of 0.33.

In the last 52-weeks, EQY has achieved a high of 33.46 and a low of 26.49. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.54 percent, and below the high by 4.57 percent. EQY has a price/earnings ratio of 65.27. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EQY value stock report compares EQY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.66 billion. EQY will post this quarters earnings in -635 days, on 2017-02-22.