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 maximum price target given was 8.35, which equates to a potential upside of 42.74 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 4.3, implying a possible loss of -26.5 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 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 -1.61 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -16.54 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. 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. Currently the stock is 44.44 percent higher than its low, and 24.42 percent lower than its 52-week high. SMI has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.38 billion. SMI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.