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 minimum price target given was 15.17, implying potential capital losses of 214.73 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -28.06 percent. That number becomes -30.56 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 -6.58 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -15.8 percent in FY estimates.

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 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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 below the high by 2.63 percent. ICL has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.