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.

Several price targets were given for CPAC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 13.51, implying potential capital gains of 19.56 percent. The lowest price target was 10.65, implying potential capital losses of -5.75 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

CPAC has an estimated earnings growth rate of -2.35 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CPAC has a PEG ratio of -10.79.

CPAC has a 52-week high of 12.00 and a 52-week low of 8.52. Today's price is 32.63 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.83 percent below the high. CPAC has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.