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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SBS. The most optimistic price target was 14.17, which equates to a potential upside of 30.48 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 9.17, implying a possible loss of -15.56 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.85 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 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

SBS has an estimated earnings growth rate of -15.04 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SBS is -0.54.

SBS has a 52-week high of 11.33 and a 52-week low of 7.76. Currently the stock is 39.95 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.15 percent. SBS has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $7.33 billion. SBS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.