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, which equates to a potential upside 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.

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.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of WF to grow at a rate of 25.24 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, WF has achieved a high of 53.50 and a low of 26.70. Currently the stock is 94.68 percent higher than its low, and 2.84 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $11.78 billion. WF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.