Analyst Ratings for Hillenbrand Inc. (HI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Hillenbrand Inc. (NYSE:HI) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, HI received an average rating of Overweight.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave HI a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for HI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, implying potential capital gains of 21.3 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying potential capital losses of 10.27 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.24 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.49 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

HI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HI has a PEG ratio of 2.46.

In the last 52-weeks, HI has achieved a high of 39.00 and a low of 28.60. Currently the stock is 26.84 percent higher than its low, and 6.99 percent below the high. HI has a P/E ratio of 19.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HI value stock report compares HI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HI is $2.28 billion. HI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.