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 lowest price target was 12.26, implying potential capital losses of -21.36 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 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 8 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
INFY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.55 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INFY has a PEG ratio of 29.87.
In the trailing 52-weeks, INFY hit 16.71 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.42. Today's price is 16.17 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.7 percent below the 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 market cap of INFY is $35.46 billion. INFY is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.