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.

Several price targets were given for SMI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.35, implying potential capital gains of 42.74 percent. The lowest price target was 4.3, implying a possible loss of -26.5 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.61 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -16.54 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SMI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -80.72 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SMI has a PEG ratio of -0.03.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SMI hit 7.74 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 4.05. Currently the stock is 44.44 percent higher than its low, and 24.42 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.