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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for ERJ. The most optimistic price target was 29, implying a possible profit of 46.69 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential downside of -8.95 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.44 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.42 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ERJ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 223.29 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ERJ has a PEG ratio of 0.15.

ERJ has a 52-week high of 24.95 and a 52-week low of 17.06. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 15.89 percent, and 20.76 percent below the high. ERJ has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.