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.

Several price targets were given for BSAC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 80.2, implying potential capital gains of 191.21 percent. The lowest price target was 16, which equates to a potential downside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.66 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.44 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.87 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

BSAC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 14.11 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BSAC is 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.