Analyst Ratings for Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Brooks Automation Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, BRKS received an average rating of Overweight.

4 analysts declared BRKS a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BRKS. The highest price target was 32, implying potential capital gains of 23.03 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, implying a possible loss of -15.42 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 23.04 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 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 11.28 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

BRKS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 60.88 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. BRKS has a PEG ratio of 0.64.

BRKS has traded between a high of 30.23 and a low of 12.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 115.85 percent, and 13.96 percent lower than its 52-week high. BRKS has a P/E ratio of 38.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BRKS value stock report compares BRKS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BRKS is $1.8 billion. BRKS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.