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 highest price target was 90, implying a possible profit of 12.51 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 72, implying a possible loss 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -87.27 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -19.02 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -28.57 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BG to grow at a rate of 14.55 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. 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. 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. BG has a PEG ratio of 1.5.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BG hit 83.75 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 58.19. Today's price is 37.47 percent above the 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $11.31 billion. BG is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.