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 price target was 83, implying potential capital losses of -14.31 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.34 percent. That number becomes 27.78 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 14.41 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of MASI to grow at a rate of -55.7 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MASI is -0.3.

In the last 52-weeks, MASI has achieved a high of 104.71 and a low of 51.67. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.46 percent, and 7.5 percent below the 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 market cap of MASI is $5.05 billion. MASI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.