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.

AVAL was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 9.75, which equates to a potential upside of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 8.61, implying a possible loss of -1.49 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -5.26 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.35 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of AVAL to grow at a rate of 4.26 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AVAL has a PEG ratio of 2.99.

AVAL has traded between a high of 9.04 and a low of 7.18 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.73 percent higher than its low, and 3.32 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of AVAL is $9.79 billion. AVAL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.