Analyst Ratings for Post Properties Inc (PPS)

Updated: 2016-11-29

A number of analysts gave price targets for PPS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, which equates to a potential upside of 15.74 percent. The lowest price target was 63, implying a possible loss of -5.31 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PPS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 129.51 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Today's price is 27.75 percent above the 52-week low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in -655 days, on 2017-02-02.