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, which equates to a potential upside of 33.58 percent. The minimum price target given was 34.5, which equates to a potential downside of 7.18 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -12.5 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -29.61 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.67 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -4.94 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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. Today's price is 2.09 percent above the 52-week low, and 12.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. HPP has a price/earnings 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.