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.

HI was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 21.3 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying potential capital losses of 10.27 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 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.24 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.49 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of HI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 7.75 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HI has a PEG ratio of 2.46.

HI has traded between a high of 39.00 and a low of 28.60 over the past year. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion. HI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.