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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HNP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34.5, implying potential capital gains of 22.86 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25.5, implying potential capital losses of -9.19 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, 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 lower than its 52-week high. HNP has a price/earnings 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.