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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ICUI. The most optimistic price target was 188, implying potential capital gains of 9.53 percent. The minimum price target given was 155, implying a possible loss of -9.7 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.
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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. The PEG ratio of ICUI is -0.84.
ICUI has a 52-week high of 176.50 and a 52-week low of 112.50. Currently the stock is 52.58 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.75 percent. 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 market cap of ICUI is $3.4 billion. ICUI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.