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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ITUB. The highest price target was 15.62, which equates to a potential upside of 33.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 8, which equates to a potential downside of -31.57 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.79 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.79 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ITUB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.47 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ITUB is 22.51.

ITUB has a 52-week high of 13.65 and a 52-week low of 9.10. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.46 percent, and 14.36 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.