Analyst Ratings for PulteGroup Inc. (PHM)Updated: 2017-07-28
Shares of PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. PHM had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.
A buy rating was issued by 8 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PHM. The maximum price target given was 30, implying a possible profit of 23.2 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -9.65 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.69 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.46 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
PHM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 23.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PHM has a PEG ratio of 0.58.
PHM has a 52-week high of 25.20 and a 52-week low of 17.69. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.65 percent, and below the high by 3.37 percent. PHM has a P/E ratio of 13.53. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PHM value stock report compares PHM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PHM is $7.35 billion. PHM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.