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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SBGL. The most optimistic price target was 15.62, which equates to a potential upside of 207.48 percent. The minimum price target given was 4.09, which equates to a potential downside of -19.49 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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 6.82 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.53 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.62 billion. SBGL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.