Analyst Ratings for Littelfuse Inc. (LFUS)Updated: 2017-07-26
Littelfuse Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, LFUS received an average rating of Overweight.
A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 2 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. 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 LFUS. The maximum price target given was 204, implying a possible profit of 12.79 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 170, which equates to a potential downside of -6 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 upwards by an average of 8.36 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 17.84 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 3.05 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.05 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of LFUS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 34.75 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 LFUS is 0.96.
In the trailing 52-weeks, LFUS hit 188.19 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 114.76. Currently the stock is 57.6 percent higher than its low, and 3.89 percent below the high. LFUS has a P/E ratio of 33.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LFUS value stock report compares LFUS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.19 billion. LFUS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.