Analyst Ratings for Sony Corp. ADR (SNE)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Sony Corp. ADR (NYSE:SNE) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. Last month, SNE received an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 20 analysts, 4 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SNE. The highest price target was 51.92, implying a possible profit of 28.04 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 35.84, implying a possible loss of -11.62 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.17 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.71 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.33 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 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 SNE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 322.31 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. 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. The PEG ratio of SNE is 0.24.

SNE has a 52-week high of 40.82 and a 52-week low of 27.72. Currently the stock is 46.28 percent higher than its low, and 0.66 percent lower than its 52-week high. SNE has a P/E ratio of 78.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SNE value stock report compares SNE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SNE is $50.61 billion. SNE will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.