Analyst Ratings for Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (NYSE:HII) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. HII had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

4 analysts declared HII a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

HII was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 250, implying potential capital gains of 21.57 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 150, which equates to a potential downside of -27.06 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 -0.93 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.09 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.84 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HII to grow at a rate of -4.87 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HII is -3.57.

In the last 52-weeks, HII has achieved a high of 220.68 and a low of 146.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.36 percent, and 6.81 percent lower than its 52-week high. HII has a price/earnings ratio of 17.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HII value stock report compares HII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.46 billion. HII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.