Analyst Ratings for Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. ADR (SMI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. ADR (NYSE:SMI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, SMI received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 26 analysts covering the stock, 10 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 4. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

SMI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.35, implying potential capital gains of 42.74 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 4.3, which equates to a potential downside of -26.5 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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 -1.61 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -16.54 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SMI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -80.72 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SMI has a PEG ratio of -0.03.

SMI has traded between a high of 7.74 and a low of 4.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 44.44 percent, and 24.42 percent below the high. SMI has a price/earnings ratio of 2.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SMI value stock report compares SMI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SMI is $5.38 billion. SMI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.