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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SHO. The highest price target was 17, implying potential capital gains of 6.99 percent. The lowest price target 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.63 percent. That number becomes -3.7 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SHO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 42.77 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, SHO has achieved a high of 16.86 and a 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.