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, which equates to a potential upside of 191.21 percent. The minimum price target given 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.44 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.87 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.99 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BSAC has a PEG ratio of 1.24.

In the last 52-weeks, BSAC has achieved a high of 27.58 and a low of 20.08. Today's price is 37.15 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 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.