Analyst Ratings for Advanced Energy Industries Inc. (AEIS)Updated: 2017-07-27
Advanced Energy Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for AEIS last month.
A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
A number of analysts gave price targets for AEIS. The maximum price target given was 88, implying potential capital gains of 16.31 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 62, which equates to a potential downside of -18.05 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.95 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 13.42 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.55 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.79 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
AEIS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.54 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AEIS is 4.67.
In the trailing 52-weeks, AEIS hit 86.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 39.25. Today's price is 92.76 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.28 percent. AEIS has a price/earnings ratio of 21.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AEIS value stock report compares AEIS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3 billion. AEIS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.