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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AMKR. The highest price target was 12, implying potential capital gains of 8.01 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.5, implying potential capital losses of -14.49 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 33.12 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 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.8 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AMKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.1 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 78.04 percent, and 10.98 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.64 billion. AMKR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.