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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for YNDX. The most optimistic price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 19.4 percent. The lowest price target was 24.3, which equates to a potential downside of -23.64 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 -2.27 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.09 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of YNDX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 192.01 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of YNDX is 0.53.

YNDX has traded between a high of 32.44 and a low of 17.28 over the past year. Currently the stock is 84.17 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.9 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $10.29 billion. YNDX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.