Analyst Ratings for Cinemark Holdings Inc. (CNK)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CNK) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, CNK was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 7 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CNK. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 53.5, implying potential capital gains of 37.14 percent. The lowest price target was 34, implying potential capital losses of -12.84 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -20.44 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -25.54 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.79 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.91 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CNK's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.42 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CNK is -1.96.

In the last 52-weeks, CNK has achieved a high of 44.84 and a low of 36.08. Currently the stock is 8.12 percent higher than its low, and 13 percent below the high. CNK has a P/E ratio of 16.53. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CNK value stock report compares CNK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CNK is $4.6 billion. CNK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.