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.

HLF was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 120, implying a possible profit of 76.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 67, implying potential capital losses of -1.62 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.44 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HLF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 54.13 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HLF has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

HLF has traded between a high of 74.49 and a low of 47.62 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.01 percent, and 8.58 percent below the high. HLF has a P/E 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 market cap of HLF is $6.46 billion. HLF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.