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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SNP. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 116.1, implying potential capital gains of 52.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 79, implying a possible loss of 3.46 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 35.61 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 -4.7 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -13.25 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

SNP has an estimated earnings growth rate of -37.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 12.59 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.04 percent lower than its 52-week 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.