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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MASI. The maximum price target given was 112, which equates to a potential upside of 15.63 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 83, which equates to a potential downside 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. 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. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

MASI has an estimated earnings growth rate of -55.7 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. 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. 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. Currently the stock is 87.46 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of MASI is $5.05 billion. MASI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.