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.

WF was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 63.97, implying a possible profit of 23.07 percent. The lowest price target was 38.48, implying potential capital losses 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. 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 upwards by 11.32 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.37 percent.

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, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. WF has a PEG ratio of 0.42.

WF has traded between a high of 53.50 and a low of 26.70 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 94.68 percent, and 2.84 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.