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.

HFC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 44, implying potential capital gains of 54.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 23, implying a possible loss of -19.35 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -21.75 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -33.08 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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. Today's price is 26.03 percent above the 52-week low, and 18 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.06 billion. HFC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.