Analyst Ratings for Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. ADR (CPAC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. ADR (NYSE:CPAC) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for CPAC last month.

2 analysts declared CPAC a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave 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 CPAC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 13.51, implying potential capital gains of 19.56 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10.65, which equates to a potential downside of -5.75 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -12 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -10.14 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

CPAC has an estimated earnings growth rate of -2.35 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CPAC has a PEG ratio of -10.79.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CPAC hit 12.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 8.52. Today's price is 32.63 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.83 percent. CPAC has a price/earnings ratio of 25.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CPAC value stock report compares CPAC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion. CPAC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.