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.
ICUI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 188, which equates to a potential upside of 9.53 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 155, implying potential capital losses 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. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.
ICUI has an estimated earnings growth rate of -37.23 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of ICUI is -0.84.
In the last 52-weeks, ICUI has achieved a high of 176.50 and a low of 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 market cap of ICUI is $3.4 billion. ICUI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.