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 price target was 1100, implying a possible profit 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. That number becomes -1.7 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of ISRG to grow at a rate of -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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 3.43 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.