Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $19.40 on Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $1.25 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) stands at 15.01.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Heritage Financial Corporation, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 1.84.
The technical analysis highlights that Heritage Financial Corporation current is trading $0.65 points away or +3.65% from its 50-day moving average of $17.87. Further it is trading $0.82 or +4.63% away its 200-day moving average of $17.70.
The 52-week high of Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) was $19.80 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $16.40. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-1.28, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +12.93% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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