Analyst Ratings for Motorcar Parts of America Inc. (MPAA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Motorcar Parts of America Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, MPAA received an average rating of Buy.

3 analysts declared MPAA a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 0 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for MPAA by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 39, implying potential capital gains of 40.64 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, which equates to a potential downside of 15.4 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.28 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -33.97 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.44 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.94 percent.

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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MPAA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 15.79 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MPAA is 0.91.

MPAA has traded between a high of 34.73 and a low of 21.75 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.49 percent, and below the high by 20.16 percent. MPAA has a P/E ratio of 14.37. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MPAA value stock report compares MPAA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.52095 billion. MPAA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.