Analyst Ratings for Telecom Argentina S.A. ADR (TEO)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Telecom Argentina S.A. ADR (NYSE:TEO) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, TEO was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for TEO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 35.76, implying potential capital gains of 32.49 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, implying potential capital losses of -14.78 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 downwards by an average of -3.66 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 4.29 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -4.36 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 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, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of TEO to grow at a rate of -9.71 percent. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TEO is -1.65.

TEO has traded between a high of 29.89 and a low of 17.04 over the past year. Currently the stock is 58.39 percent higher than its low, and 9.7 percent lower than its 52-week high. TEO has a price/earnings ratio of 15.99. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TEO value stock report compares TEO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.39 billion. TEO will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.