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.

Several price targets were given for SHO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 17, which equates to a potential upside of 6.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 13, which equates to a potential downside of -18.19 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.63 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.7 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.75 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.59 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SHO to grow at a rate of 42.77 percent. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 last 52-weeks, SHO has achieved a high of 16.86 and a low of 12.14. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 30.89 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.