Analyst Ratings for Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC ADR (RBS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC ADR (NYSE:RBS) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. RBS had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

21 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 4 gave RBS a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 5 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for RBS by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 7.81, implying a possible profit of 18.15 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 4.7, implying a possible loss of -28.9 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 3.85 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.93 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 17.5 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, RBS has achieved a high of 7.06 and a low of 4.18. Currently the stock is 58.13 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.37 percent. RBS has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RBS value stock report compares RBS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $39.15 billion. RBS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.