Newsflash: Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. (BVMF:HBSA3) Analysts Have Been Trimming Their Revenue Forecasts

Simply Wall St
August 19, 2021
Source: Shutterstock

Market forces rained on the parade of Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. (BVMF:HBSA3) shareholders today, when the analysts downgraded their forecasts for this year. This report focused on revenue estimates, and it looks as though the consensus view of the business has become substantially more conservative.

Following the downgrade, the latest consensus from Hidrovias do Brasil's six analysts is for revenues of R$1.6b in 2021, which would reflect a reasonable 5.4% improvement in sales compared to the last 12 months. Prior to the latest estimates, the analysts were forecasting revenues of R$1.7b in 2021. It looks like the analysts have become a bit less bullish on Hidrovias do Brasil, given the slight decrease in revenue estimates after the latest consensus updates.

View our latest analysis for Hidrovias do Brasil

BOVESPA:HBSA3 Earnings and Revenue Growth August 19th 2021

One way to get more context on these forecasts is to look at how they compare to both past performance, and how other companies in the same industry are performing. It's pretty clear that there is an expectation that Hidrovias do Brasil's revenue growth will slow down substantially, with revenues to the end of 2021 expected to display 11% growth on an annualised basis. This is compared to a historical growth rate of 23% over the past five years. Compare this with other companies in the same industry, which are forecast to see a revenue decline of 2.8% annually. Factoring in the forecast slowdown in growth, it's pretty clear that Hidrovias do Brasil is still expected to grow faster than the wider industry.

The Bottom Line

The clear low-light was that analysts slashing their revenue forecasts for Hidrovias do Brasil this year. They're also forecasting for revenues to perform better than companies in the wider market. Often, one downgrade can set off a daisy-chain of cuts, especially if an industry is in decline. So we wouldn't be surprised if the market became a lot more cautious on Hidrovias do Brasil after today.

Want more information? We have estimates for Hidrovias do Brasil from its six analysts out until 2023, and you can see them free on our platform here.

Another way to search for interesting companies that could be reaching an inflection point is to track whether management are buying or selling, with our free list of growing companies that insiders are buying.

If you’re looking to trade a wide range of investments, open an account with the lowest-cost* platform trusted by professionals, Interactive Brokers. Their clients from over 200 countries and territories trade stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds and funds worldwide from a single integrated account. Promoted

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. We provide commentary based on historical data and analyst forecasts only using an unbiased methodology and our articles are not intended to be financial advice. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.
*Interactive Brokers Rated Lowest Cost Broker by Annual Online Review 2020

Have feedback on this article? Concerned about the content? Get in touch with us directly. Alternatively, email editorial-team (at)

Discounted cash flow calculation for every stock

Simply Wall St does a detailed discounted cash flow calculation every 6 hours for every stock on the market, so if you want to find the intrinsic value of any company just search here. It’s FREE.

Simply Wall St character - Warren

Simply Wall St

Simply Wall St is focused on providing unbiased, high-quality research coverage on every listed company in the world. Our research team consists of data scientists and multiple equity analysts with over two decades worth of financial markets experience between them.