Analyst Ratings for Infosys Ltd. ADR (INFY)Updated: 2017-07-28
Analysts covering Infosys Ltd. ADR (NYSE:INFY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INFY had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.
A buy rating was issued by 28 analysts, 6 issued an overweight rating, 21 gave a hold rating, 2 gave an underweight rating, and 5 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. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for INFY. The most optimistic price target was 19.39, implying potential capital gains of 24.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 12.26, implying potential capital losses of -21.36 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 upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 8 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
INFY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.55 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. INFY has a PEG ratio of 29.87.
In the last 52-weeks, INFY has achieved a high of 16.71 and a low of 13.42. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 16.17 percent, and 6.7 percent lower than its 52-week high. INFY has a P/E ratio of 16.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INFY value stock report compares INFY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.46 billion. INFY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.