Analyst Ratings for Bruker Corp. (BRKR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Bruker Corp. (NASDAQ:BRKR) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, BRKR was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BRKR. The maximum price target given was 30, which equates to a potential upside of 6.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, implying a possible loss of -29.3 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.38 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.46 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.85 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of BRKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 17.08 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BRKR has a PEG ratio of 1.76.

In the last 52-weeks, BRKR has achieved a high of 30.02 and a low of 19.59. Today's price is 44.41 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.76 percent. BRKR has a price/earnings ratio of 30.1. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BRKR value stock report compares BRKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BRKR is $4.51 billion. BRKR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.