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 lowest price target was 79, implying a possible loss 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 35.61 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 -4.7 percent. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SNP's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -37.83 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. The PEG ratio of SNP is -0.29.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SNP hit 84.88 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 67.82. Currently the stock is 12.59 percent higher than its low, and 10.04 percent below the high. SNP has a price/earnings 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.