Analyst Ratings for Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, ISRG received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 10 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ISRG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 1100, implying potential capital gains of 16.87 percent. The lowest price target was 600, implying potential capital losses of -36.25 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.1 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.7 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.55 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.34 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of ISRG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.46 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. ISRG has a PEG ratio of -98.

In the last 52-weeks, ISRG has achieved a high of 974.66 and a low of 610.71. Today's price is 54.12 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 3.43 percent. ISRG has a price/earnings ratio of 45.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ISRG value stock report compares ISRG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of ISRG is $34.62 billion. ISRG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.