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 most optimistic price target was 58.94, which equates to a potential upside of 54.78 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying a possible loss of -10.71 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.19 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.15 percent. 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. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of GGAL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 13.5 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 63.93 percent higher than its low, and 19.56 percent below the high. GGAL has a P/E 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.