Analyst Ratings for UBS Group AG (UBS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, UBS received an average rating of Overweight.

26 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave UBS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for UBS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible profit of 22.36 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 14.54, implying potential capital losses of -19.13 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 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.84 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.98 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of UBS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 47.47 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. UBS has a PEG ratio of 0.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UBS hit 18.31 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.86. Today's price is 39.81 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.8 percent below the high. UBS has a price/earnings ratio of 17.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UBS value stock report compares UBS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $67.02 billion. UBS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.