Analyst Ratings for FormFactor Inc. (FORM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for FORM last month.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave FORM a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FORM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 19, implying potential capital gains of 45.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, implying a possible loss of 14.5 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 25 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.49 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 15.55 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of FORM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 222.33 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. FORM has a PEG ratio of 0.23.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FORM hit 15.58 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 8.55. Today's price is 53.22 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.92 percent lower than its 52-week high. FORM has a P/E ratio of 50.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FORM value stock report compares FORM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FORM is $0.9556 billion. FORM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.