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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HUN. The maximum price target given was 34, which equates to a potential upside of 24 percent. The lowest price target was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -23.41 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.35 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of HUN to grow at a rate of 51.9 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. HUN has a PEG ratio of 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 market cap of HUN is $6.61 billion. HUN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.