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 price target was 26, which equates to a potential upside of 27.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -1 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.57 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SBH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. 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. SBH has a PEG ratio of 0.98.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBH hit 30.40 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.26. Currently the stock is 18.31 percent higher than its low, and 32.83 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 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.