Analyst Ratings for Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. ADR (HMY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. ADR (NYSE:HMY) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. HMY had previously received a consensus rating of Underweight a month ago.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

HMY was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 3.72, which equates to a potential upside of 113.79 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 1.41, which equates to a potential downside of -18.97 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.26 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.85 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HMY to grow at a rate of -6.24 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of HMY is -0.63.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HMY hit 4.87 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 1.56. Currently the stock is 11.54 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 64.27 percent. HMY has a price/earnings ratio of 3.91. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HMY value stock report compares HMY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HMY is $0.73681 billion. HMY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.