Analyst Ratings for FEI Company (FEIC)Updated: 2016-09-18
A number of analysts gave price targets for FEIC. The most optimistic price target was 107.5, which equates to a potential upside of 0.66 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 107.5, implying a possible loss 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -2.14 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 upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.44 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. FEIC has a PEG ratio of 0.99.
In the last 52-weeks, FEIC has achieved a high of 108.35 and a low of 64.93. Today's price is 64.48 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.43 percent. FEIC has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2016-10-25, days from today.