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 maximum price target given was 26, implying a possible profit of 27.33 percent. The lowest price target was 18, implying potential capital losses of -11.85 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SBH is 0.98.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBH hit 30.40 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.26. Today's price is 18.31 percent above the 52-week low, and 32.83 percent lower than its 52-week high. SBH has a P/E 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 market cap of SBH is $2.73 billion. SBH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.