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.

Several price targets were given for ITUB by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 15.62, implying a possible profit of 33.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 8, which equates to a potential downside of -31.57 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.79 percent. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.43 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of ITUB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.47 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.46 percent, and below the high by 14.36 percent. ITUB has a price/earnings 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 market cap of ITUB is $72.46 billion. ITUB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.