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 most optimistic price target was 15.62, implying potential capital gains of 207.48 percent. The lowest price target was 4.09, implying a possible loss of -19.49 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 6.82 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -12.12 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

The growth rate of SBGL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 214.02 percent. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SBGL has a PEG ratio of 0.03.

SBGL has traded between a high of 14.22 and a low of 4.18 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.53 percent, and below the high by 64.28 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.62 billion. SBGL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.