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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HPP. The most optimistic price target was 43, implying a possible profit of 33.58 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 34.5, implying a possible loss of 7.18 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 downwards for this quarter, by about -12.5 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -29.61 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.67 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HPP has a PEG ratio of 0.2.

HPP has traded between a high of 36.75 and a low of 31.53 over the past year. Today's price is 2.09 percent above the 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.