Analyst Ratings for Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, HLF was issued an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared HLF a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 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 increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HLF. The maximum price target given was 120, implying a possible profit of 76.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 67, which equates to a potential downside of -1.62 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.44 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.25 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.11 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 14.59 percent.

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 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HLF to grow at a rate of 54.13 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HLF is 0.44.

HLF has traded between a high of 74.49 and a low of 47.62 over the past year. Currently the stock is 43.01 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.58 percent. HLF has a price/earnings ratio of 23.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HLF value stock report compares HLF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.46 billion. HLF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.