Analyst Ratings for Banco Santander-Chile ADR (BSAC)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Banco Santander-Chile ADR (NYSE:BSAC) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, BSAC was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BSAC. The most optimistic price target was 80.2, implying a possible profit of 191.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside of -41.9 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 3.66 percent. That number becomes 2.44 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.87 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.99 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of BSAC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 14.11 percent. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. BSAC has a PEG ratio of 1.24.

BSAC has traded between a high of 27.58 and a low of 20.08 over the past year. Currently the stock is 37.15 percent higher than its low, and 0.15 percent below the high. BSAC has a P/E ratio of 17.55. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BSAC value stock report compares BSAC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BSAC is $12.72 billion. BSAC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.