Analyst Ratings for FEI Company (FEIC)

Updated: 2016-09-18

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FEIC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 107.5, implying a possible profit of 0.66 percent. The minimum price target given was 107.5, which equates to a potential downside of 0.66 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.14 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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 -3.44 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

FEIC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 41.75 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. FEIC has a PEG ratio of 0.99.

FEIC has a 52-week high of 108.35 and a 52-week low of 64.93. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 64.48 percent, and below the high by 1.43 percent. FEIC has a P/E ratio of 41.42. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FEIC value stock report compares FEIC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.37 billion. FEIC's next earnings release will be on 2016-10-25, which is -875 days away.