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 a possible profit of 52.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 79, implying a possible loss of 3.46 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 35.61 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.7 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SNP to grow at a rate of -37.83 percent. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SNP has a PEG ratio of -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 market cap of SNP is $106.49 billion. SNP will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.