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 highest price target was 24, implying potential capital gains of 41.59 percent. The minimum price target given was 17.5, implying potential capital losses of 3.24 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

PAAS has an estimated earnings growth rate of -41.45 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.