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.

Several price targets were given for EQY by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 35, which equates to a potential upside of 9.61 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.43 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.25 percent.

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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

EQY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 200.09 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EQY is 0.33.

EQY has traded between a high of 33.46 and a low of 26.49 over the past year. Currently the stock is 20.54 percent higher than its low, 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's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-22, which is -935 days away.