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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SMI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 8.35, implying a possible profit of 42.74 percent. The minimum price target given was 4.3, implying potential capital losses of -26.5 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.61 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -16.54 percent in FY estimates.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of SMI to grow at a rate of -80.72 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SMI has a PEG ratio of -0.03.

SMI has a 52-week high of 7.74 and a 52-week low of 4.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 44.44 percent, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.