Analyst Ratings for Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, PAAS received an average rating of Overweight.

11 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave PAAS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PAAS. The highest price target was 24, implying a possible profit of 41.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 17.5, implying potential capital losses of 3.24 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 downwards by an average of -19.87 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.87 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -5.19 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -16.68 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of PAAS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -41.45 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PAAS is -0.53.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PAAS hit 21.59 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.80. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 22.83 percent, and 21.49 percent below the high. PAAS has a price/earnings ratio of 22.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PAAS value stock report compares PAAS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PAAS is $2.5 billion. PAAS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.