Analyst Ratings for Huaneng Power International Inc. ADR (HNP)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Huaneng Power International Inc. ADR (NYSE:HNP) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. HNP had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued 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 decreased by 5.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HNP. The maximum price target given was 34.5, implying a possible profit of 22.86 percent. The minimum price target given was 25.5, implying a possible loss of -9.19 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.37 percent in FY estimates.

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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HNP to grow at a rate of -45.31 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HNP is -0.29.

In the last 52-weeks, HNP has achieved a high of 31.85 and a low of 23.46. Currently the stock is 19.69 percent higher than its low, and 11.84 percent below the high. HNP has a P/E ratio of 13.29. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HNP value stock report compares HNP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.61 billion. HNP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.