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 highest price target was 88, which equates to a potential upside of 16.31 percent. The lowest price target was 62, implying potential capital losses of -18.05 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.95 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 13.42 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.55 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.79 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AEIS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 4.54 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 92.76 percent higher than its low, and 12.28 percent below the high. 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 market cap of AEIS is $3 billion. AEIS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.