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.

Several price targets were given for HFC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 44, implying potential capital gains of 54.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 23, implying potential capital losses of -19.35 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -21.75 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -33.08 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -17.23 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 8 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HFC hit 34.78 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 22.63. Today's price is 26.03 percent above the 52-week low, and 18 percent below the high. HFC has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.