Analyst Ratings for Post Properties Inc (PPS)Updated: 2016-11-29
PPS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 77, implying potential capital gains of 15.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 63, implying potential capital losses of -5.31 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.25 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.17 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
PPS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 129.51 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PPS is 0.36.
In the last 52-weeks, PPS has achieved a high of 69.39 and a low of 52.08. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.75 percent, and below the high by 4.12 percent. PPS has a price/earnings ratio of 46.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PPS value stock report compares PPS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.59 billion. PPS will post this quarters earnings in -780 days, on 2017-02-02.