Shares of Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 4.00 (Sell) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating. Gafisa’s rating score has declined by 33.3% in the last 90 days as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades.
Brokerages have set a 1 year consensus price target of $10.50 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Gafisa an industry rank of 19 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Gafisa from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th.
Gafisa (NYSE:GFA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The construction company reported ($2.27) earnings per share for the quarter. Gafisa had a negative return on equity of 34.52% and a negative net margin of 195.79%. analysts forecast that Gafisa will post 7.2 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a … dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Monday, January 29th will be given a $0.6079 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 26th. This represents a yield of 0.0521828326180257%.
A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Gafisa stock. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 20,475 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $176,000. Citadel Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.15% of Gafisa at the end of the most recent quarter. 3.83% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Gafisa SA is a diversified national homebuilder. The Company’s segments are Gafisa (for ventures targeted at high and medium income) and Tenda (for ventures targeted at low income). The Company’s brands include Tenda, which serves the affordable entry-level housing segments, Gafisa, which offers a range of residential options to the mid to higher income segments and Alphaville (equity method investment), which focuses on the identification, development and sale of residential communities.
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