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.

Several price targets were given for AVAL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.75, implying a possible profit of 11.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 8.61, which equates to a potential downside 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.

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 -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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, 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. 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. AVAL has a PEG ratio of 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 3.32 percent below the 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.