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 most optimistic price target was 9.75, implying potential capital gains of 11.56 percent. The lowest price target was 8.61, implying a possible loss of -1.49 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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.

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. 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 AVAL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.26 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, AVAL has achieved a high of 9.04 and a low of 7.18. Currently the stock is 21.73 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of AVAL is $9.79 billion. AVAL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.