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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CPAC. The maximum price target given was 13.51, implying a possible profit of 19.56 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10.65, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPAC to grow at a rate of -2.35 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CPAC is -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 below the high by 5.83 percent. 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.