Analyst Ratings for Post Properties Inc (PPS)

Updated: 2016-11-29

Several price targets were given for PPS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, implying a possible profit of 15.74 percent. The lowest price target was 63, implying potential capital losses of -5.31 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.32 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.17 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of PPS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 129.51 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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.

PPS has a 52-week high of 69.39 and a 52-week low of 52.08. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.75 percent, and 4.12 percent below the high. PPS has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-02, which is -720 days away.