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 potential capital gains of 41.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 17.5, implying a possible loss of 3.24 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -19.87 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.87 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -16.68 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, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PAAS to grow at a rate of -41.45 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. Today's price is 22.83 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 21.49 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.