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.

SBS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 14.17, which equates to a potential upside of 30.48 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.17, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.58 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SBS to grow at a rate of -15.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. 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. The PEG ratio of SBS is -0.54.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBS hit 11.33 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.76. Today's price is 39.95 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.15 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.