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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CPAC. The maximum price target given was 13.51, implying potential capital gains of 19.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10.65, which equates to a potential downside of -5.75 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -12 percent, compared to last month. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of CPAC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.35 percent. 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 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. 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. Currently the stock is 32.63 percent higher than its low, and 5.83 percent below the high. 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 market cap of CPAC is $1.05 billion. CPAC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.