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.
A number of analysts gave price targets for ICUI. The maximum price target given was 188, implying a possible profit of 9.53 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 155, implying a possible loss of -9.7 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
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 0.88 percent. 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 13.07 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of ICUI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -37.23 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of ICUI is -0.84.
In the trailing 52-weeks, ICUI hit 176.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 112.50. Today's price is 52.58 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.75 percent below the high. ICUI has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.