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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SBS. The highest price target was 14.17, implying potential capital gains of 30.48 percent. The lowest price target was 9.17, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SBS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -15.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. SBS has a PEG ratio of -0.54.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBS hit 11.33 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.76. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 39.95 percent, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.