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 highest price target was 14.17, which equates to a potential upside of 30.48 percent. The lowest price target was 9.17, implying potential capital losses of -15.56 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -3.85 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.36 percent, compared to last month. 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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SBS is -0.54.

SBS has traded between a high of 11.33 and a low of 7.76 over the past year. Today's price is 39.95 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.15 percent. 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.