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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HMY. The maximum price target given was 3.72, implying potential capital gains of 113.79 percent. The lowest price target was 1.41, implying potential capital losses 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of HMY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.24 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of HMY is -0.63.

HMY has traded between a high of 4.87 and a low of 1.56 over the past year. Today's price is 11.54 percent above the 52-week low, and 64.27 percent below the high. 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.