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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.

Several price targets were given for ARCO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 10.5, implying potential capital gains of 17.32 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, implying a possible loss of 11.73 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 22.55 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ARCO to grow at a rate of 0 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. Today's price is 96.27 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.09 percent below the high. ARCO has a price/earnings 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.