Analyst Ratings for Sibanye Gold Ltd. ADR (SBGL)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Sibanye Gold Ltd. ADR (NYSE:SBGL) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. SBGL had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 12 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SBGL. The most optimistic price target was 15.62, which equates to a potential upside of 207.48 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 4.09, implying potential capital losses of -19.49 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 6.82 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.12 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 SBGL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 214.02 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SBGL has a PEG ratio of 0.03.

SBGL has a 52-week high of 14.22 and a 52-week low of 4.18. Today's price is 21.53 percent above the 52-week low, and 64.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. SBGL has a P/E ratio of 6.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SBGL value stock report compares SBGL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SBGL is $2.62 billion. SBGL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.