Analyst Ratings for Embraer S/A ADR (ERJ)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Embraer S/A ADR (NYSE:ERJ) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. ERJ had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 17 analysts covering the stock, 10 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ERJ. The maximum price target given was 29, which equates to a potential upside of 46.69 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -8.95 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 27.22 percent. That number becomes 37.82 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.44 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.42 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ERJ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 223.29 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. ERJ has a PEG ratio of 0.15.

In the last 52-weeks, ERJ has achieved a high of 24.95 and a low of 17.06. Currently the stock is 15.89 percent higher than its low, and 20.76 percent below the high. ERJ has a P/E ratio of 34.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ERJ value stock report compares ERJ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.66 billion. ERJ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.