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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HII. The most optimistic price target was 250, which equates to a potential upside of 21.57 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0 percent. That number becomes -0.93 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.09 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.84 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

HII has an estimated earnings growth rate of -4.87 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. HII has a PEG ratio of -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 below the high. HII has a P/E 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 market cap of HII is $9.46 billion. HII's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.