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 maximum price target given was 3.72, which equates to a potential upside of 113.79 percent. The lowest price target was 1.41, implying a possible loss of -18.97 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.26 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, 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. Today's price is 11.54 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 64.27 percent. HMY has a P/E 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.