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 maximum price target given was 84.65, implying potential capital gains of 0.4 percent. The minimum price target given was 52.6, implying a possible loss of -37.61 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0.38 percent. That number becomes -0.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.1 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.21 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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.

BCH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.36 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BCH has a PEG ratio of 3.84.

BCH has a 52-week high of 86.49 and a 52-week low of 62.99. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 33.85 percent, 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.