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.

RBS was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 7.81, implying a possible profit of 18.15 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

RBS has a 52-week high of 7.06 and a 52-week low of 4.18. Currently the stock is 58.13 percent higher than its low, and 6.37 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.