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 highest price target was 35, implying potential capital gains of -5.28 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 35, implying potential capital losses of -5.28 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.33 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.4 percent. 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

HMN has an estimated earnings growth rate of -5.92 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of HMN is -4.03.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HMN hit 44.15 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.30. Currently the stock is 10.96 percent higher than its low, and 16.31 percent lower than its 52-week high. HMN has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion. HMN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.