Is Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (NASDAQ:GGAL) an excellent stock to buy at the moment?

After finishing at $10.31 in the prior trading day, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (NASDAQ: GGAL) closed at $10.88, up 5.53%. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.57 from its previous closing price. On the day, 716601 shares were traded. GGAL stock price reached its highest trading level at $10.96 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $10.02.

From Robots to Self-Driving Cars: 5 AI Stocks to Consider for Your Portfolio

The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution is already here and it's about to change everything we know about everything. With the global market for AI projected to grow from $137 billion in 2022 to over $1.81 trillion by 2030, there's never been a better time to invest in this burgeoning industry. That's why we've compiled a list of the Top 5 AI Stocks to Buy for 2023. These companies are at the forefront of the AI revolution, and have the potential to deliver huge returns to investors like you.

Get our free report, "Top 5 AI Stocks to Buy for 2023".



Our goal is to gain a better understanding of GGAL by taking a closer look at its different ratios. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.25 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.25.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on January 31, 2022, Downgraded its rating to Underweight and sets its target price to $8 from $9 previously.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Grupo’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 6.25, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 2.39. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.75 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.53.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, GGAL has reached a high of $14.20, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $5.72. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 12.71, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 9.07.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 834.34K shares per day over the past 3-months and 697.72k shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 147.47M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 90.03M. Insiders hold about 53.40% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 10.40% stake in the company. Shares short for GGAL as of Jan 12, 2023 were 1.99M with a Short Ratio of 1.80M, compared to 2.45M on Dec 14, 2022.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, GGAL’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.02, compared to 0.09 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 9.86%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 2.39%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 3 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.84 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.09 and a low estimate of $0.21, while EPS last year was $0.61. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.02, with high estimates of $1.46 and low estimates of $0.59.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.34 and $0.81 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.08. EPS for the following year is $3.78, with 4 analysts recommending between $6.5 and $1.03.

Revenue Estimates

1 analysts predict $366.91M in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $366.91M to a low estimate of $366.91M. As of the current estimate, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A.’s year-ago sales were $741.66M, an estimated decrease of -50.50% from the year-ago figure.

A total of 2 analysts have provided revenue estimates for GGAL’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $4.51B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.48B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.5B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.26B, up 99.20% from the average estimate. Based on 2 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.36B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $6.74B and the low estimate is $3.97B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 19.10% from the average revenue estimate for this year.