Analyst Ratings for Grifols S.A. ADR (GRFS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Grifols S.A. ADR (NASDAQ:GRFS) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, GRFS was issued an average rating of Overweight.

9 analysts declared GRFS a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GRFS. The maximum price target given was 25.9, implying a possible profit of 27.34 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -1.67 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.87 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.77 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GRFS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 33.8 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. GRFS has a PEG ratio of 0.69.

In the last 52-weeks, GRFS has achieved a high of 22.83 and a low of 14.27. Today's price is 42.54 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.91 percent lower than its 52-week high. GRFS has a P/E ratio of 23.16. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GRFS value stock report compares GRFS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.62 billion. GRFS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.