Analyst Ratings for Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A. ADR (AVAL)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A. ADR (NYSE:AVAL) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, AVAL received an average rating of Overweight.

4 analysts declared AVAL a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AVAL. The highest price target was 9.75, implying potential capital gains of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 8.61, implying potential capital losses of -1.49 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.26 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.35 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AVAL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.26 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AVAL is 2.99.

AVAL has a 52-week high of 9.04 and a 52-week low of 7.18. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.73 percent, and below the high by 3.32 percent. AVAL has a price/earnings ratio of 12.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AVAL value stock report compares AVAL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.79 billion. AVAL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.