Analyst Ratings for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. ADR (SNP)

Updated: 2017-07-28

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. ADR (NYSE:SNP) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SNP received an average rating of Overweight.

20 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 12 gave SNP a buy rating, 4 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SNP. The maximum price target given was 116.1, implying potential capital gains of 52.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 79, which equates to a potential downside of 3.46 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 35.61 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.7 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -13.25 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SNP to grow at a rate of -37.83 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. SNP has a PEG ratio of -0.29.

SNP has a 52-week high of 84.88 and a 52-week low of 67.82. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.59 percent, and 10.04 percent lower than its 52-week high. SNP has a P/E ratio of 11.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SNP value stock report compares SNP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $106.49 billion. SNP's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.