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 highest price target was 29, implying a possible profit of 46.69 percent. The minimum price target given was 18, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 27.22 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 37.82 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 2.44 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.42 percent.

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. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ERJ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 223.29 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ERJ is 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 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 market cap of ERJ is $3.66 billion. ERJ's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.