Analyst Ratings for Questar Corporation (STR)Updated: 2016-09-19
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for STR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, implying a possible profit of -0.24 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, implying potential capital losses of -0.24 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 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 downwards by -0.38 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
STR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 17.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STR has a PEG ratio of 1.31.
STR has a 52-week high of 25.38 and a 52-week low of 18.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.07 percent, and 1.26 percent lower than its 52-week high. STR has a price/earnings ratio of 22.61. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STR value stock report compares STR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.4 billion. STR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-11-02, days from today.