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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMKR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying a possible profit of 8.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 9.5, implying potential capital losses of -14.49 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

AMKR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.1 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of AMKR is 2.11.

AMKR has traded between a high of 12.48 and a low of 6.24 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 78.04 percent, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.64 billion. AMKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.