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 price target was 13.51, which equates to a potential upside of 19.56 percent. The lowest price target was 10.65, which equates to a potential downside of -5.75 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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 downwards by -12 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -10.14 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPAC to grow at a rate of -2.35 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, CPAC has achieved a high of 12.00 and a low of 8.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 32.63 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.