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.

PAAS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 24, implying potential capital gains of 41.59 percent. The lowest price target was 17.5, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -19.87 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.87 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -5.19 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -16.68 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PAAS is -0.53.

In the last 52-weeks, PAAS has achieved a high of 21.59 and a low of 13.80. Currently the stock is 22.83 percent higher than its low, and 21.49 percent lower than its 52-week high. PAAS has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.5 billion. PAAS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.