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 maximum price target given was 34, implying a possible profit of -4.9 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, implying a possible loss of -13.29 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.19 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.58 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.44 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HF to grow at a rate of 3.31 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HF is 5.09.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HF hit 36.27 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.84. Today's price is 43.92 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.43 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.