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.

GRFS was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 25.9, implying potential capital gains of 27.34 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, implying potential capital losses of -1.67 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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 -3.33 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.87 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. 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 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.