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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HUN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying a possible profit of 24 percent. The lowest price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.23 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.05 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HUN to grow at a rate of 51.9 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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.

HUN has traded between a high of 28.20 and a low of 14.16 over the past year. Today's price is 93.64 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of HUN is $6.61 billion. HUN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.