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, which equates to a potential upside of 191.21 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying potential capital losses 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.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. 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. Today's price is 37.15 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.15 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $12.72 billion. BSAC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.