Analyst Ratings for Diodes Inc. (DIOD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Diodes Inc. (NASDAQ:DIOD) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. DIOD had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave 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 decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DIOD. The most optimistic price target was 31, implying a possible profit of 16.15 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, implying a possible loss of 12.4 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 41.23 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.83 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 22.13 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

The growth rate of DIOD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 227.92 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DIOD is 0.31.

In the last 52-weeks, DIOD has achieved a high of 27.50 and a low of 17.83. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 49.69 percent, and 2.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. DIOD has a price/earnings ratio of 70.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DIOD value stock report compares DIOD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DIOD is $1.29 billion. DIOD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.