Analyst Ratings for Exelixis Inc. (EXEL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Exelixis Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, EXEL received an average rating of Overweight.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave EXEL a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

EXEL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 33, implying potential capital gains of 17.77 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16, implying a possible loss of -42.9 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -12.5 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.78 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 292.5 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 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

EXEL has traded between a high of 28.45 and a low of 8.66 over the past year. Today's price is 223.56 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.51 percent below the high. EXEL has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EXEL value stock report compares EXEL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EXEL is $8.02 billion. EXEL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.