The Devil in the Details for Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) Shares

Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) currently has an Average Broker Rating of 2.25. The ABR rank within the industry stands at 209. This number is based on the 4 sell-side firms polled by Zacks.   

The ABR is provided by Zacks which simplfies analyst ratings into an integer based number. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating.  Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $81.67 within the year.  

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Most recently Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) posted quarterly earnings of $0.82 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 0.82. The stock’s 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $4.57. Shares have moved $1.59 over the past month and more recently, $-2.01 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. There are 1 analyst projections that were taken into consideration from respected brokerage firms.

Research analysts are predicting that Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) will report earnings of $0.96 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. This is the consensus earnings per share number according to data from Zack’s Research.

Herbalife LTD. (NYSE:HLF) closed the last session at $67.66 and sees an average of 722401.88 shares trade hands in each session. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $47.99 while the current level stands at 63.93% of the 52-week High-Low range. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved -1.96% over the past 12 weeks and 40.55% year to date.

2 analysts rate Herbalife LTD. a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 50% of all the analyst ratings.

This article is informational purposes only and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell the stock.

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