Analyst Ratings for Bunge Ltd. (BG)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Bunge Ltd. (NYSE:BG) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, BG received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BG. The maximum price target given was 90, which equates to a potential upside of 12.51 percent. The lowest price target was 72, implying potential capital losses of -9.99 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -81.6 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -87.27 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 -19.02 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -28.57 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

BG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 14.55 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BG is 1.5.

BG has traded between a high of 83.75 and a low of 58.19 over the past year. Currently the stock is 37.47 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.48 percent. BG has a price/earnings ratio of 21.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BG value stock report compares BG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BG is $11.31 billion. BG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.