Analyst Ratings for Huntsman Corp. (HUN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Huntsman Corp. (NYSE:HUN) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, HUN was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 10 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for HUN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, which equates to a potential upside of 24 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 21, implying a possible loss of -23.41 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.23 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.05 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.23 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.35 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

HUN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.9 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. The PEG ratio of HUN is 0.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HUN hit 28.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.16. Today's price is 93.64 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.77 percent lower than its 52-week high. HUN has a P/E ratio of 19.17. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HUN value stock report compares HUN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.61 billion. HUN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.