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 potential capital gains of -0.24 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, which equates to a potential downside of -0.24 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.38 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of STR is 1.31.
In the last 52-weeks, STR has achieved a high of 25.38 and a low of 18.02. Today's price is 39.07 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.26 percent. 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.