Analyst Ratings for Evertec Inc. (EVTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Evertec Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, EVTC received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

EVTC was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 19, which equates to a potential upside of 8.88 percent. The lowest price target was 15, which equates to a potential downside of -14.04 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.44 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.8 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of EVTC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 50.18 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. EVTC has a PEG ratio of 0.33.

In the trailing 52-weeks, EVTC hit 18.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.15. Currently the stock is 23.32 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.18 percent. EVTC has a P/E ratio of 16.46. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EVTC value stock report compares EVTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.3 billion. EVTC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.