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, which equates to a potential downside of -29.3 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -2.38 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BRKR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 17.08 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BRKR is 1.76.

BRKR has a 52-week high of 30.02 and a 52-week low of 19.59. Currently the stock is 44.41 percent higher than its low, and 5.76 percent lower than its 52-week high. BRKR has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.