Analyst Ratings for Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Israel Chemicals Ltd. (NYSE:ICL) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, ICL was issued an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts declared ICL a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ICL. The highest price target was 20, implying a possible profit of 314.94 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15.17, which equates to a potential downside of 214.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -28.06 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -30.56 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.58 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.8 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ICL has traded between a high of 4.95 and a low of 3.52 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.93 percent, and 2.63 percent below the high. ICL has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ICL value stock report compares ICL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ICL is $21.55 billion. ICL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.