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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 25.9, which equates to a potential upside of 27.34 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, implying a possible loss 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.

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 -3.33 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.87 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.77 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

GRFS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 33.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of GRFS is 0.69.

GRFS has a 52-week high of 22.83 and a 52-week 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 market cap of GRFS is $16.62 billion. GRFS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.