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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SBGL. The maximum price target given was 15.62, which equates to a potential upside of 207.48 percent. The lowest price target was 4.09, implying potential capital losses of -19.49 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 0 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 6.82 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.12 percent.

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

SBGL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 214.02 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SBGL is 0.03.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBGL hit 14.22 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.