Analyst Ratings for Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. ADR (GGAL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. ADR (NASDAQ:GGAL) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, GGAL received an average rating of Overweight.

5 analysts declared GGAL a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 3. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for GGAL by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 58.94, which equates to a potential upside of 54.78 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying potential capital losses of -10.71 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.19 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.15 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.86 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of GGAL to grow at a rate of 13.5 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. GGAL has a PEG ratio of 0.89.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GGAL hit 47.34 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.23. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 63.93 percent, and 19.56 percent below the high. GGAL has a price/earnings ratio of 12.02. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GGAL value stock report compares GGAL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.98 billion. GGAL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.