Analyst Ratings for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (HOT)

Updated: 2016-09-21

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HOT. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 86, implying potential capital gains of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, implying potential capital losses of -5.31 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.36 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.17 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.98 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 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HOT to grow at a rate of 74.11 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. HOT has a PEG ratio of 0.6.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HOT hit 79.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 52.57. Today's price is 46.64 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.09 percent lower than its 52-week high. HOT has a P/E ratio of 44.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HOT value stock report compares HOT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HOT is $13.39 billion. HOT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-10-26, days from today.