Analyst Ratings for Mobile TeleSystems PJSC ADR (MBT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Mobile TeleSystems PJSC ADR (NYSE:MBT) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MBT received an average rating of Overweight.

16 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave MBT a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MBT. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.5, implying potential capital gains of 44.68 percent. The lowest price target was 9.5, which equates to a potential downside of 9.95 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.5 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.45 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MBT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 44.25 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MBT is 0.26.

MBT has traded between a high of 11.59 and a low of 7.09 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.86 percent, and 25.45 percent lower than its 52-week high. MBT has a P/E ratio of 11.54. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MBT value stock report compares MBT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.92 billion. MBT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.