Analyst Ratings for PLDT Inc. ADR (PHI)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of PLDT Inc. ADR (NYSE:PHI) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for PHI last month.

Of the 15 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 5 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PHI. The maximum price target given was 42, implying potential capital gains of 24.56 percent. The lowest price target was 25.62, implying a possible loss of -24.02 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 4.15 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.81 percent.

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

PHI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 36.32 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PHI has a PEG ratio of 0.52.

PHI has a 52-week high of 46.13 and a 52-week low of 25.50. Currently the stock is 32.24 percent higher than its low, and 26.9 percent lower than its 52-week high. PHI has a P/E ratio of 18.84. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PHI value stock report compares PHI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.25 billion. PHI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.