Analyst Ratings for Amkor Technology Inc. (AMKR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Amkor Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, AMKR was issued an average rating of Hold.

0 analysts declared AMKR a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 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.

Several price targets were given for AMKR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 12, implying potential capital gains of 8.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 9.5, implying potential capital losses of -14.49 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 33.12 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.8 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of AMKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.1 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. AMKR has a PEG ratio of 2.11.

In the last 52-weeks, AMKR has achieved a high of 12.48 and a low of 6.24. Today's price is 78.04 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 10.98 percent. AMKR has a price/earnings ratio of 17.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMKR value stock report compares AMKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AMKR is $2.64 billion. AMKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.