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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GGAL. The most optimistic price target was 58.94, implying potential capital gains of 54.78 percent. The lowest price target was 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.86 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of GGAL is 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 lower than its 52-week 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.