América Móvil, SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX) Receives an Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of América Móvil, SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX – Get Rating) earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts who currently cover the company, MarketBeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The 1-year average target price among brokers who have reported on the stock in the past year is $20.50.
A number of equity research analysts have published reports on the stock. Citigroup began covering América Móvil shares in a research note on Wednesday, June 1. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Barclays raised its price target on América Móvil shares from $21.00 to $23.00 in a Monday, April 18 research report. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of América Móvil from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered its price target for the company from $23.00 to $21.00 in a report of research from Friday, March 18. Finally, StockNews.com upgraded América Móvil from a “strong buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a Monday, May 2 research rating.
A number of institutional investors have recently changed their holdings in AMX. Allworth Financial LP increased its stake in América Móvil shares by 71.4% during the first quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 1,368 shares of the wireless communications provider worth $29,000 after buying an additional 570 shares last quarter. Private Ocean LLC acquired a new position in América Móvil in Q4 worth approximately $30,000. Advisors Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in América Móvil in Q4 worth approximately $48,000. Rockefeller Capital Management LP increased its position in América Móvil by 29.6% in the third quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management LP now owns 2,489 shares of the wireless communications provider valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 569 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in América Móvil shares by 128.1% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 2,502 shares of the wireless communications provider valued at $53,000 after buying an additional 1,405 shares last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors hold 6.02% of the company’s shares.
NYSE:AMX shares opened at $19.44 on Monday. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $20.81 and its 200-day simple moving average is $19.88. América Móvil has a 1-year minimum of $14.51 and a 1-year maximum of $22.65. The company has a debt ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.77 and a quick ratio of 0.71. The company has a market capitalization of $62.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.79, a P/E/G ratio of 0.62 and a beta of 0.94.
América Móvil (NYSE:AMX – Get Rating) last released its results on Tuesday, April 26. The wireless communications provider reported earnings per share of $0.47 for the quarter, beating consensus analyst estimates of $0.36 by $0.11. América Móvil had a return on equity of 28.79% and a net margin of 23.57%. The company posted revenue of $10.30 billion in the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $10.69 billion. On average, sell-side analysts expect América Móvil to post EPS of 1.26 for the current fiscal year.
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America Movil, SAB. de CV provides telecommunications services in Latin America and internationally. The Company offers wireless and fixed voice services, including airtime, local, national and international long distance services; and network interconnection services. It also provides data services, such as data centers, data administration and hosting services to residential and business customers; value-added services, including Internet access, messaging and other wireless entertainment and business services; data transmission, electronic mail services, instant messaging, content distribution and interactive applications; and wireless security services, mobile payment solutions, machine-to-machine services, mobile banking, virtual private network services, and video calling and personal communications services.
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