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 highest price target was 34, which equates to a potential upside of 24 percent. The minimum price target given was 21, which equates to a potential downside of -23.41 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.23 percent. That number becomes 0.05 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.35 percent in FY estimates.

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, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HUN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.9 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HUN is 0.37.

HUN has a 52-week high of 28.20 and a 52-week low of 14.16. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 93.64 percent, and 2.77 percent below the 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.