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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ISRG. The maximum price target given was 1100, implying potential capital gains of 16.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 600, implying a possible loss of -36.25 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.55 percent. 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
ISRG has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.46 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of ISRG is -98.
In the last 52-weeks, ISRG has achieved a high of 974.66 and a low of 610.71. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 54.12 percent, and 3.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. ISRG has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.