Wells Fargo raised the price target for the Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) stock from “an Overweight” to “an Underweight”. The rating was released on December 10, 2020. We previously noted in another research note published on November 23, 2020 by Jefferies that downgraded the stock from a Buy to a Hold with a price target of $12 for SHO stock. The research report from Compass Point has initiated the stock to Neutral, with a price target set at $9. The stock was upgraded by BofA Securities, who disclosed in a research note on September 29, 2020, from Neutral to Buy and set the price objective to $10.
Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts
Profit is the most critical financial performance measure. Every investor in a business is looking forward to the earnings report as stock price to increase when earnings exceed market expectations and progressively decrease when earnings do not meet expectations. The firm reported an earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.26 during the last quarter as opposed to a consensus estimate of -$0.31, which indicates the company beat its estimate by $0.05, which implies that the company surprised the market by 16.10%. It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Jun 2021) is -$0.22. This is an average of 6 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is -$0.19 and the low earnings per share estimate is -$0.27. According to 9 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $102.34M is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $148.28M and a low estimate of $75M.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) dipped -1.30% to close Friday’s market session at $12.86, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $12.63 and $12.955 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 5737311 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 2.08 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -2.50% within the last five trades and 3.54% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 14.72% in the last 6 months and -0.31% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. SHO stock is trading at a margin of -0.19%, 1.02% and 17.03% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, SHO deals in the Real Estate domain. The stock is trading -6.40 percent below its 52-week high and 83.71 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 54.11. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $2.82 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 89.31. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 22.13 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.53, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Klein David M, the General Counsel at Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (SHO) has sold 25,000 shares of firm on Jun 07 at a price of $13.29 against the total amount of $0.33 million. In another inside trade, Klein David M, General Counsel of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (NYSE:SHO) sold 699 shares of the firm on Mar 19 for a total worth of $9436.0 at a price of $13.50. An inside trade which took place on Mar 16, Director of Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. RUSSELL KEITH P sold 20,000 shares of firm against total price of $0.27 million at the cost of $13.26 per share.