Analysts are projecting Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years. Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 11.32% over the next year and 9.34% over the next five years.
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EPS measures what each share is worth and also indicates how much money their sharehoders would gain if the company was to pay out all of its profits. Banco de Chile’s trailing 12- months EPS is 0.57. Last year, their EPS growth was 5.10% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 3.40%.
Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH)’s stock was 7.52%. Last week, it was 0.82%, 7.42% over the last quarter, and 1.41% for the past half-year.
Over the past 50 days, Banco de Chile stock was -1.68% off of the high and 11.21% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -11.44% (High), 13.73%, (Low).
Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH)’s performance this year to date is 7.52%. The stock has performed 0.82% over the last seven days, 9.04% over the last thirty, and 7.42% over the last three months. Over the last six months, Banco de Chile’s stock has been 1.41% and -8.01% for the year.
FUTURE GROWTH ESTIMATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 3.30 on the stock. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Brokerages covering the name have a $32.10 on the stock.
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