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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PAAS. The maximum price target given was 24, implying a possible profit of 41.59 percent. The minimum price target given was 17.5, implying potential capital losses of 3.24 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -19.87 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -19.87 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -5.19 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -16.68 percent in FY estimates.

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. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PAAS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -41.45 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. The PEG ratio of PAAS is -0.53.

PAAS has traded between a high of 21.59 and a low of 13.80 over the past year. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.