Analyst Ratings for Inteliquent Inc (IQNT)

Updated: 2017-02-11

Shares of Inteliquent Inc (NASDAQ:IQNT) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, IQNT received an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave IQNT a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Several price targets were given for IQNT by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 23, which equates to a potential upside of 0.44 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 23, implying potential capital losses of 0.44 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 3.44 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.9 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.45 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.91 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of IQNT to grow at a rate of 30.34 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. IQNT has a PEG ratio of 0.72.

IQNT has traded between a high of 23.67 and a low of 14.56 over the past year. Currently the stock is 57.28 percent higher than its low, and 3.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. IQNT has a price/earnings ratio of 21.74. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IQNT value stock report compares IQNT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.78999 billion. IQNT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-16, days from today.