Analyst Ratings for Fairchild Semiconductor Intl Inc (FCS)

Updated: 2016-09-19

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FCS. The maximum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 0.7 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, implying potential capital losses of 0.7 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.96 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FCS to grow at a rate of 1035.2 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FCS hit 21.71 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.95. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 53.36 percent, and below the high by 8.52 percent. FCS has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 2016-10-13, which is -1039 days away.