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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.37 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WF to grow at a rate of 25.24 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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. 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. Today's price is 94.68 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.84 percent. WF has a price/earnings 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 market cap of WF is $11.78 billion. WF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.