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.

Several price targets were given for HMY by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 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. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.85 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HMY to grow at a rate of -6.24 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 a 52-week high of 4.87 and a 52-week low of 1.56. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.54 percent, and 64.27 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.