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.

Several price targets were given for SNP by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 116.1, implying potential capital gains of 52.04 percent. The lowest price target was 79, implying potential capital losses of 3.46 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 35.61 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

SNP has an estimated earnings growth rate of -37.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 below the high by 10.04 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.