Analyst Ratings for Credicorp Ltd. (BAP)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for BAP last month.

A buy rating was issued by 11 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for BAP by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 235, implying a possible profit of 24.4 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 167, which equates to a potential downside of -11.6 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.44 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.89 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.1 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BAP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.74 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of BAP is 3.71.

In the last 52-weeks, BAP has achieved a high of 188.95 and a low of 144.23. Today's price is 30.98 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.02 percent below the high. BAP has a P/E ratio of 13.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BAP value stock report compares BAP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.94 billion. BAP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.