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 highest price target was 17, implying potential capital gains of 6.99 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 13, implying a possible loss of -18.19 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.63 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.7 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.75 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.59 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SHO to grow at a rate of 42.77 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. SHO has a PEG ratio of 0.45.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SHO hit 16.86 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.14. Today's price is 30.89 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.75 percent. SHO has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.