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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for EVTC. The maximum price target given was 19, implying potential capital gains of 8.88 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15, implying a possible loss of -14.04 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.8 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of EVTC to grow at a rate of 50.18 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 last 52-weeks, EVTC has achieved a high of 18.60 and a low of 14.15. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.32 percent, and 6.18 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.3 billion. EVTC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.