Analyst Ratings for Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. (HPP)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. (NYSE:HPP) by analysts covering the stock. HPP had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 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 increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for HPP by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital gains of 33.58 percent. The lowest price target was 34.5, which equates to a potential downside of 7.18 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -12.5 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -29.61 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.67 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

HPP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 458.41 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. HPP has a PEG ratio of 0.2.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HPP hit 36.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 31.53. Currently the stock is 2.09 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 12.41 percent. HPP has a P/E ratio of 91.97. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HPP value stock report compares HPP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.03 billion. HPP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.