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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HMN. The highest price target was 35, which equates to a potential upside of -5.28 percent. The lowest price target was 35, implying potential capital losses of -5.28 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 -2.33 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.4 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -20.74 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -21.38 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, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HMN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -5.92 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. HMN has a PEG ratio of -4.03.

In the last 52-weeks, HMN has achieved a high of 44.15 and a low of 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 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 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.