Blackhawk Network Holdings Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (NASDAQ:HAWK)
Shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings (NASDAQ:HAWK) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are covering the stock, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $25.44.
Blackhawk Network Holdings (NASDAQ:HAWK) opened at 24.79 on Friday. Blackhawk Network Holdings has a 1-year low of $20.25 and a 1-year high of $29.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.25 and a 200-day moving average of $24.98. The company has a market cap of $1.304 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.23.
Blackhawk Network Holdings (NASDAQ:HAWK) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.05. The company had revenue of $233.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $237.99 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Blackhawk Network Holdings will post $1.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on HAWK. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings in a research note on Thursday, May 29th. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 28th. They now have a $24.40 price target on the stock.
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc is a prepaid payment network utilizing technology to offer a range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services in the United States and 18 other countries.
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