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 most optimistic price target was 120, implying a possible profit of 76.21 percent. The lowest price target was 67, implying potential capital losses of -1.62 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.44 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.25 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.11 percent, compared to last month. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

HLF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 54.13 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. HLF has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HLF hit 74.49 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 47.62. Today's price is 43.01 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.58 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.46 billion. HLF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.