Analyst Ratings for HollyFrontier Corp. (HFC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

HollyFrontier Corp. (NYSE:HFC) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for HFC last month.

5 analysts declared HFC a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HFC. The most optimistic price target was 44, implying a possible profit of 54.28 percent. The minimum price target given was 23, which equates to a potential downside of -19.35 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -21.75 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -33.08 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -17.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -32.18 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 7 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 8 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, HFC has achieved a high of 34.78 and a low of 22.63. Currently the stock is 26.03 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 18 percent. HFC has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HFC value stock report compares HFC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HFC is $5.06 billion. HFC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.