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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for IQNT. The most optimistic price target was 23, implying a possible profit of 0.44 percent. The lowest price target was 23, implying potential capital losses of 0.44 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 3.44 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

IQNT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 30.34 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. IQNT has a PEG ratio of 0.72.

In the trailing 52-weeks, IQNT hit 23.67 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.56. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 57.28 percent, and below the high by 3.25 percent. IQNT has a P/E 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.