Analyst Ratings for Questar Corporation (STR)Updated: 2016-09-19
STR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 25, implying potential capital gains of -0.24 percent. The minimum price target given was 25, which equates to a potential downside of -0.24 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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.
STR has a 52-week high of 25.38 and a 52-week low of 18.02. Currently the stock is 39.07 percent higher than its low, and 1.26 percent below the 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's next earnings release will be on 2016-11-02, which is -872 days away.