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 maximum price target given was 15.62, implying potential capital gains of 207.48 percent. The most pessimistic 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 6.82 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.12 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SBGL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 214.02 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. Today's price is 21.53 percent above the 52-week low, and 64.28 percent below the 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.