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 most optimistic price target was 12, implying potential capital gains of 8.01 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 9.5, implying a possible loss 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.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.8 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 trailing 52-weeks, AMKR hit 12.48 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.