Ratings & Valuations


Wall Street Equities Research analysts may include an investment opinion or rating as part of their published research. Such an opinion or rating is only one part of the published report, is the opinion of the analyst, and must be considered in conjunction with all other information published in the research report.

As there are many external factors that may influence a company’s stock price, no investor should rely on an analyst’s recommendation, rating, or price target. Investors must take into account their own circumstances and investing time frames in order to come to an investment decision.

Our analysts may include the following recommendations or ratings in their published research.

Strong Buy

It is the analysts’ opinion, based on the research compiled, that the current share price of the company reflects a substantial discount compared to peer companies in the same industry. The current share price may represent a strong opportunity for investment gains over the short, medium or long term.

Buy

It is the analysts’ opinion, based on the research compiled, that the current share price of the company reflects a discount compared to peer companies in the same industry. The current share price may represent an opportunity for investment gains over the short, medium or long term.

Speculative Buy

It is the analysts’ opinion, based on the research compiled, that the current share price of the company may reflect a discount compared to peer companies in the same industry, however some factors may be present that suggest the company faces certain risks, or that its outlook is uncertain or difficult to accurately predict and quantify.  The current share price may represent an opportunity for investment gains over the short, medium or long term.

Neutral

It is the analysts’ opinion, based on the research compiled, that the current share price of the company is fairly valued compared to peer companies in the same industry. In the absence of any positive developments by the company, the current share price may or may not given an investor the opportunity for investment gains over the short, medium or long term.

Sell

It is the analysts’ opinion, based on the research compiled, that the current share price of the company is overvalued compared to peer companies in the same industry. Investment in such a company may produce lower than average returns, or result in investment losses, over the short, medium or long term.

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