Analyst Ratings for Post Properties Inc (PPS)

Updated: 2016-11-29

PPS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 77, implying a possible profit of 15.74 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 63, implying a possible loss of -5.31 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.25 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.17 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, 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. Today's price is 27.75 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.12 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of PPS is $3.59 billion. PPS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-02, days from today.