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Analyst Price Targets for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cl A (NYSE:ARCO)

Analyst Ratings for Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cl A (ARCO)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cl A (NYSE:ARCO) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, ARCO received an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave ARCO a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

ARCO was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 10.5, implying potential capital gains of 17.32 percent. The minimum price target given was 10, which equates to a potential downside of 11.73 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 22.55 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ARCO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of ARCO is 0.

ARCO has traded between a high of 9.53 and a low of 4.56 over the past year. Currently the stock is 96.27 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.09 percent. ARCO has a P/E ratio of 23.55. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARCO value stock report compares ARCO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.89 billion. ARCO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.