Analyst Ratings for Banco de Chile ADR (BCH)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Banco de Chile ADR (NYSE:BCH) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, BCH was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BCH. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 84.65, which equates to a potential upside of 0.4 percent. The minimum price target given was 52.6, which equates to a potential downside of -37.61 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.38 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.35 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.1 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.21 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BCH to grow at a rate of 4.36 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BCH is 3.84.

BCH has traded between a high of 86.49 and a low of 62.99 over the past year. Today's price is 33.85 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.52 percent lower than its 52-week high. BCH has a price/earnings ratio of 16.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BCH value stock report compares BCH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.11 billion. BCH is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.