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 potential capital gains of 8.88 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, implying a possible loss of -14.04 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

EVTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 50.18 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 23.32 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of EVTC is $1.3 billion. EVTC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.