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 most optimistic price target was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 314.94 percent. The lowest 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -28.06 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -30.56 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.58 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -15.8 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ICL hit 4.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 3.52. Today's price is 36.93 percent above the 52-week low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $21.55 billion. ICL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.