Analyst Ratings for Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (SHO)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for SHO last month.

16 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave SHO a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 3 gave 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SHO. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, which equates to a potential upside of 6.99 percent. The minimum price target given was 13, implying potential capital losses of -18.19 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 2.63 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 -3.7 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.75 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.59 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SHO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 42.77 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SHO has a PEG ratio of 0.45.

SHO has a 52-week high of 16.86 and a 52-week low of 12.14. Today's price is 30.89 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. SHO has a price/earnings ratio of 19.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SHO value stock report compares SHO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SHO is $3.57 billion. SHO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.