Analyst Ratings for Woori Bank ADR (WF)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Woori Bank ADR (NYSE:WF) by analysts covering the stock. WF had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 9 gave WF a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 9 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 decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 3.

Several price targets were given for WF by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 63.97, implying a possible profit of 23.07 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 38.48, which equates to a potential downside of -25.97 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 11.32 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 27.37 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

WF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.24 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 WF is 0.42.

WF has traded between a high of 53.50 and a low of 26.70 over the past year. Today's price is 94.68 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.84 percent. WF has a P/E ratio of 10.62. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WF value stock report compares WF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.78 billion. WF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.