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

Updated: 2016-09-21

A number of analysts gave price targets for HOT. The maximum price target given was 86, implying potential capital gains of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, which equates to a potential downside of -5.31 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.36 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.17 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.98 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of HOT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 74.11 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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.

HOT has a 52-week high of 79.55 and a 52-week low of 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 price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $13.39 billion. HOT will post this quarters earnings in -1029 days, on 2016-10-26.