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.

BSAC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 80.2, implying potential capital gains of 191.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of -41.9 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 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.87 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.99 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BSAC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 14.11 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BSAC is 1.24.

BSAC has a 52-week high of 27.58 and a 52-week low of 20.08. Currently the stock is 37.15 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.15 percent. BSAC has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $12.72 billion. BSAC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.