Analyst Ratings for Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo ADR (SBS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo ADR (NYSE:SBS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for SBS last month.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave SBS a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SBS. The maximum price target given was 14.17, implying a possible profit of 30.48 percent. The lowest price target was 9.17, implying a possible loss of -15.56 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 downwards by an average of -3.85 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -2.36 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.58 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SBS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -15.04 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. SBS has a PEG ratio of -0.54.

SBS has a 52-week high of 11.33 and a 52-week low of 7.76. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.95 percent, and 4.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. SBS has a P/E ratio of 8.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SBS value stock report compares SBS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SBS is $7.33 billion. SBS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.