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.

MBT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.5, implying a possible profit of 44.68 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 9.5, which equates to a potential downside of 9.95 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.5 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.45 percent in FY estimates.

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

The growth rate of MBT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 44.25 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. MBT has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 25.45 percent. MBT has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.