Analyst Ratings for Masimo Corp. (MASI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Masimo Corp. (NASDAQ:MASI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, MASI was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for MASI by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 112, implying a possible profit of 15.63 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 83, which equates to a potential downside of -14.31 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.34 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 27.78 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 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 14.41 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of MASI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -55.7 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. MASI has a PEG ratio of -0.3.

In the last 52-weeks, MASI has achieved a high of 104.71 and a low of 51.67. Today's price is 87.46 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.5 percent below the high. MASI has a P/E ratio of 16.47. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MASI value stock report compares MASI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MASI is $5.05 billion. MASI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.