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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AVAL. The highest price target was 9.75, implying potential capital gains of 11.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.61, implying potential capital losses 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.26 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

AVAL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.26 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 3.32 percent lower than its 52-week high. AVAL has a P/E 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.