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 maximum price target given was 23, which equates to a potential upside of 0.44 percent. The lowest price target was 23, which equates to a potential downside of 0.44 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.44 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 6.9 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 0.45 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.91 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of IQNT's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 30.34 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of IQNT is 0.72.

In the last 52-weeks, IQNT has achieved a high of 23.67 and a low of 14.56. Today's price is 57.28 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.25 percent below the 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's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-16, which is -828 days away.