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 highest price target was 19, implying a possible profit of 8.88 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15, implying potential capital losses of -14.04 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 2.44 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.8 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 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, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

EVTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 50.18 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EVTC is 0.33.

EVTC has a 52-week high of 18.60 and a 52-week low of 14.15. Currently the stock is 23.32 percent higher than its low, and 6.18 percent below the high. EVTC has a price/earnings 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 market cap of EVTC is $1.3 billion. EVTC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.