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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HMY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 3.72, implying a possible profit of 113.79 percent. The minimum price target given was 1.41, implying potential capital losses of -18.97 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.26 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.85 percent.

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. 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.

The growth rate of HMY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -6.24 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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 HMY is -0.63.

HMY has traded between a high of 4.87 and a low of 1.56 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.54 percent, and 64.27 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.73681 billion. HMY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.