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.

Several price targets were given for ICUI by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 188, implying a possible profit of 9.53 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 155, implying potential capital losses of -9.7 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 13.07 percent in FY estimates.

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, 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 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. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ICUI has a PEG ratio of -0.84.

ICUI has traded between a high of 176.50 and a low of 112.50 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.58 percent, 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 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.