Analyst Ratings for China Mobile Ltd. ADR (CHL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of China Mobile Ltd. ADR (NYSE:CHL) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. CHL had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 22 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 4 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 5 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CHL. The maximum price target given was 74.75, implying a possible profit of 40.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 44.7, implying potential capital losses of -15.71 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.75 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.88 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CHL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.6 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CHL is -22.12.

CHL has a 52-week high of 63.89 and a 52-week low of 51.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.37 percent, and 17 percent below the high. CHL has a P/E ratio of 13.27. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHL value stock report compares CHL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CHL is $219.26 billion. CHL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.