Analyst Ratings for Itau Unibanco Holding S/A ADR (ITUB)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Itau Unibanco Holding S/A ADR (NYSE:ITUB) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ITUB last month.

6 analysts declared ITUB a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

ITUB was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 15.62, which equates to a potential upside of 33.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, which equates to a potential downside of -31.57 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.79 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1.79 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 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 -0.43 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of ITUB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.47 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. ITUB has a PEG ratio of 22.51.

In the last 52-weeks, ITUB has achieved a high of 13.65 and a low of 9.10. Currently the stock is 28.46 percent higher than its low, and 14.36 percent below the high. ITUB has a P/E ratio of 10.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ITUB value stock report compares ITUB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.46 billion. ITUB will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.