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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MASI. 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 27.78 percent. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MASI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -55.7 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MASI is -0.3.

MASI has traded between a high of 104.71 and a low of 51.67 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.46 percent, and below the high by 7.5 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.05 billion. MASI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.