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.

Several price targets were given for HNP by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 34.5, which equates to a potential upside of 22.86 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25.5, implying a possible loss of -9.19 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.19 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.37 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

HNP has an estimated earnings growth rate of -45.31 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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 HNP is -0.29.

In the last 52-weeks, HNP has achieved a high of 31.85 and a low of 23.46. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 19.69 percent, and below the high by 11.84 percent. 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 market cap of HNP is $14.61 billion. HNP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.