In this article we will quickly re-cap the broker forecasts for Petropavlovsk (LON:POG).
The Petropavlovsk share price has risen by 14.3% over the past month and it’s currently trading at 31.751. For investors considering whether to buy, hold or sell the stock, the question now is whether this price run will continue.
According to the company’s analysts, there are certainly reasons to think it will continue to perform well in the year ahead. In terms of trading recommendations, Petropavlovsk currently has:
- 2 Buy recommendations
- 1 Hold recommendations
- 0 Sell recommendations
This suggests that analysts are generally positive about the outlook.
Questioning broker positivity
At its current price of 31.751, shares in Petropavlovsk are trading at a discount of -13.2% to its 52 week high price. The 1-year performance of the shares has been 201.5%.
While analyst forecasts can be a useful guide to what City 'experts' think about a stock's near term future, they can be unreliable. To get a better idea about the strengths and weaknesses of Petropavlovsk it's worth doing some investigation yourself.
There are all sorts of factors that could affect Petropavlovsk's share price this year – we simplify them into easy to understand scores with our Stockopedia StockReport. Click here to take a look at the StockReport for Petropavlovsk – you might discover some surprising things you didn’t know.