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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GRFS. The maximum price target given was 25.9, which equates to a potential upside of 27.34 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -1.67 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.87 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.77 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of GRFS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 33.8 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GRFS is 0.69.

GRFS has traded between a high of 22.83 and a low of 14.27 over the past year. Currently the stock is 42.54 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.91 percent. 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 market cap of GRFS is $16.62 billion. GRFS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.