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 analyst gave a price target of 16, implying a possible profit of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 13, which equates to a potential downside of -1.52 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -4.17 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.14 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.63 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -29.81 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

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

In the last 52-weeks, BEL has achieved a high of 14.45 and a low of 10.86. Today's price is 21.55 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of BEL is $1.33 billion. BEL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.