Analyst Ratings for Fairchild Semiconductor Intl Inc (FCS)

Updated: 2016-09-19

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FCS. The highest price target was 20, implying potential capital gains of 0.7 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible loss of 0.7 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.77 percent. 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 -8.96 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FCS to grow at a rate of 1035.2 percent. 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. FCS has a PEG ratio of 0.37.

FCS has traded between a high of 21.71 and a low of 12.95 over the past year. Currently the stock is 53.36 percent higher than its low, and 8.52 percent below the high. FCS has a P/E ratio of 379.95. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FCS value stock report compares FCS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FCS is $2.28 billion. FCS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-10-13, days from today.