Analyst Ratings for Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (SBH)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. SBH had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

15 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave SBH a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 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. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SBH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 26, implying potential capital gains of 27.33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -11.85 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.57 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SBH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.91 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SBH has a PEG ratio of 0.98.

SBH has a 52-week high of 30.40 and a 52-week low of 17.26. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 18.31 percent, and below the high by 32.83 percent. SBH has a price/earnings ratio of 12.68. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SBH value stock report compares SBH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.73 billion. SBH will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.