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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ERJ. The most optimistic price target was 29, which equates to a potential upside of 46.69 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 27.22 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 37.82 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.44 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

The growth rate of ERJ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 223.29 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ERJ has a PEG ratio of 0.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ERJ hit 24.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 17.06. Currently the stock is 15.89 percent higher than its low, and 20.76 percent lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.