Analyst Ratings for Belmond Ltd. (BEL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Belmond Ltd. (NYSE:BEL) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for BEL last month.

Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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 0.

Several price targets were given for BEL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 13, which equates to a potential downside of -1.52 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.17 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.14 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.63 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -29.81 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

BEL has an estimated earnings growth rate of -3.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BEL is -20.2.

BEL has a 52-week high of 14.45 and a 52-week low of 10.86. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.55 percent, and below the high by 8.65 percent. BEL has a P/E ratio of 73.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BEL value stock report compares BEL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.33 billion. BEL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.