Analyst Ratings for Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (THG)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (NYSE:THG) by analysts covering the stock. THG had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

2 analysts declared THG a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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 decreased by 1.

THG was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 104, which equates to a potential upside of 9.83 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 81, which equates to a potential downside of -14.46 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.62 percent. That number becomes -3.73 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.25 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of THG to grow at a rate of 132.82 percent. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. THG has a PEG ratio of 0.25.

THG has a 52-week high of 95.58 and a 52-week low of 74.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.86 percent, and 0.93 percent below the high. THG has a P/E ratio of 33.34. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The THG value stock report compares THG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.06 billion. THG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.