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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BEL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, implying potential capital gains of 21.21 percent. The minimum price target given was 13, which equates to a potential downside of -1.52 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -4.17 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.14 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.63 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -29.81 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 traded between a high of 14.45 and a low of 10.86 over the past year. 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 price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.