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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 112, which equates to a potential upside of 15.63 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 83, implying potential capital losses of -14.31 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.34 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 27.78 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 14.41 percent.

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

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, 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. MASI has a PEG ratio of -0.3.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MASI hit 104.71 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 51.67. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.46 percent, and 7.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. MASI has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.05 billion. MASI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.