Analyst Ratings for IPG Photonics Corp. (IPGP)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of IPG Photonics Corp. (NASDAQ:IPGP) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, IPGP received an average rating of Buy.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 8 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. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

IPGP was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 175, which equates to a potential upside of 11.25 percent. The lowest price target was 145, which equates to a potential downside of -7.82 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 18.91 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.55 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of IPGP to grow at a rate of 12.2 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. IPGP has a PEG ratio of 2.43.

In the last 52-weeks, IPGP has achieved a high of 158.61 and a low of 80.52. Today's price is 95.36 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 0.83 percent. IPGP has a price/earnings ratio of 29.62. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IPGP value stock report compares IPGP to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.43 billion. IPGP is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.