Analyst Ratings for HFF Inc. Cl A (HF)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to HFF Inc. Cl A (NYSE:HF) by analysts covering the stock. HF had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave HF a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HF. The highest price target was 34, which equates to a potential upside of -4.9 percent. The lowest price target was 31, implying a possible loss of -13.29 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.19 percent. That number becomes 6.58 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 6.44 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of HF to grow at a rate of 3.31 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. HF has a PEG ratio of 5.09.

In the last 52-weeks, HF has achieved a high of 36.27 and a low of 24.84. Today's price is 43.92 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.43 percent below the high. HF has a price/earnings ratio of 16.86. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HF value stock report compares HF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HF is $1.38 billion. HF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.