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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BRKS. The maximum price target given was 32, implying potential capital gains of 23.03 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential downside of -15.42 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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 23.04 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BRKS is 0.64.

BRKS has traded between a high of 30.23 and a low of 12.05 over the past year. Currently the stock is 115.85 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 13.96 percent. 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.