Analyst Ratings for Horace Mann Educators Corp. (HMN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to Horace Mann Educators Corp. (NYSE:HMN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for HMN last month.

0 analysts declared HMN a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for HMN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 35, which equates to a potential upside of -5.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 35, implying a possible loss of -5.28 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.33 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.4 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -20.74 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -21.38 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HMN to grow at a rate of -5.92 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HMN is -4.03.

In the last 52-weeks, HMN has achieved a high of 44.15 and a low of 33.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.96 percent, and 16.31 percent lower than its 52-week high. HMN has a P/E ratio of 23.84. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HMN value stock report compares HMN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HMN is $1.49 billion. HMN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.