Analyst Ratings for Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for FSM last month.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave FSM a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FSM. The highest price target was 9.75, implying a possible profit of 96.57 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, implying a possible loss of 61.29 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -11.11 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -26.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -5.13 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.9 percent.

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 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of FSM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 21.68 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of FSM is 1.

FSM has a 52-week high of 9.75 and a 52-week low of 4.11. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.68 percent, and 49.13 percent below the high. FSM has a price/earnings ratio of 21.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FSM value stock report compares FSM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FSM is $0.96011 billion. FSM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.