Analyst Ratings for Yandex N.V. Cl A (YNDX)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Yandex N.V. Cl A (NASDAQ:YNDX) by analysts covering the stock. YNDX had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 9 gave YNDX a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for YNDX. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, which equates to a potential upside of 19.4 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 24.3, implying potential capital losses of -23.64 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.27 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.09 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 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, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

YNDX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 192.01 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. YNDX has a PEG ratio of 0.53.

In the last 52-weeks, YNDX has achieved a high of 32.44 and a low of 17.28. Currently the stock is 84.17 percent higher than its low, and 1.9 percent below the high. YNDX has a P/E ratio of 101.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The YNDX value stock report compares YNDX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of YNDX is $10.29 billion. YNDX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.