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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BAP. The most optimistic price target was 235, which equates to a potential upside of 24.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 167, implying potential capital losses of -11.6 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.44 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.89 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.14 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.1 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BAP has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.74 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BAP has a PEG ratio of 3.71.

BAP has traded between a high of 188.95 and a low of 144.23 over the past year. Today's price is 30.98 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. BAP has a price/earnings 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 market cap of BAP is $14.94 billion. BAP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.