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.

BEL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 16, implying potential capital gains of 21.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 13, which equates to a potential downside of -1.52 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.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -2.63 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -29.81 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BEL to grow at a rate of -3.66 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BEL is -20.2.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BEL hit 14.45 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 10.86. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.55 percent, and 8.65 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.