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

Updated: 2016-09-21

A number of analysts gave price targets for HOT. The most optimistic price target was 86, which equates to a potential upside of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 73, which equates to a potential downside of -5.31 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of HOT is 0.6.

HOT has a 52-week high of 79.55 and a 52-week low of 52.57. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 46.64 percent, and 3.09 percent below the 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 -881 days, on 2016-10-26.