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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FSM. The most optimistic price target was 9.75, implying a possible profit of 96.57 percent. The minimum price target given was 8, implying a possible loss of 61.29 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -11.11 percent. That number becomes -26.25 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -5.13 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -14.9 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FSM to grow at a rate of 21.68 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. FSM has a PEG ratio of 1.

In the last 52-weeks, FSM has achieved a high of 9.75 and a low of 4.11. Currently the stock is 20.68 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 49.13 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.