Analyst Ratings for ICU Medical Inc. (ICUI)Updated: 2017-07-27
ICU Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:ICUI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for ICUI last month.
Of the 5 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave 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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ICUI. The most optimistic price target was 188, implying a possible profit of 9.53 percent. The minimum price target given was 155, implying potential capital losses of -9.7 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.88 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 13.07 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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 ICUI to grow at a rate of -37.23 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. ICUI has a PEG ratio of -0.84.
In the trailing 52-weeks, ICUI hit 176.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 112.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.58 percent, and 2.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. ICUI has a price/earnings ratio of 31.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ICUI value stock report compares ICUI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.4 billion. ICUI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.