The Hype Behind Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB), Curis, Inc. (CRIS)

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) shares were trading lower by -3.14 percent ($-0.45) at $13.9 a piece in Thursday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $14.35. HIBB trades with a P/S ratio of 0.3. This is lower than the both industry’s 91.03 and the wider sector’s 13.51. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 10.98 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 6.86. Shares of HIBB have downtrended -32.36% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -32.18% in that time. Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) has a market cap of $288.86 million and over the last 12 months, Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) has gone weaker by -65.25%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:HIBB) price has been as high as $45.85 and as low as $9.4. Hibbett Sports, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 4.9% over the last 5 years.

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (Mean Target Price: $11.2)

The average 1-year price target for Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $11.2/share. That’s a potential -19.42 decrease relative to where Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $13.75 and $14.65. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $9. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $17.

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 3.1 for Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) also leans strongly towards the bearish end of the spectrum. Of the 16 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track HIBB 12 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 4, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Hibbett Sports, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 1 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while3 believe that investors should either steer clear of HIBB or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) Cheap From Peers?

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) knifed -3.13 percent lower and now trades for $1.55. CRIS comes in with a P/S ratio of 31 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.51) and its peers (91.03). . . During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $3.72 and as low as $1.47. Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -12.6% over the last 5 years. Shares of CRIS have sank -21.32% in the past three months.

Curis, Inc. (Price Objective: $4.75)

Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) has a market cap of $257.28 million and over the last 12 months, CRIS has declined by -38%. The average 1-year price target for (CRIS) reveals an average price target of $4.75 per share. That’s a potential 206.45 gain from where (NASDAQ:CRIS) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $3.5. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $6.

Analyst Thoughts About Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 3 analysts — of 1.7 for Curis, Inc. (CRIS) points to bullish case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Curis, Inc. 0 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 3 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 3 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:CRIS) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.