Analyst Ratings for Questar Corporation (STR)Updated: 2016-09-19
STR was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 25, implying a possible profit of -0.24 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, which equates to a potential downside of -0.24 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.38 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. STR has a PEG ratio of 1.31.
In the trailing 52-weeks, STR hit 25.38 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 18.02. Currently the stock is 39.07 percent higher than its low, and 1.26 percent lower than its 52-week high. STR has a P/E 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 market cap of STR is $4.4 billion. STR will post this quarters earnings in -742 days, on 2016-11-02.