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.

MPAA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 39, implying potential capital gains of 40.64 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying potential capital losses of 15.4 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.28 percent. That number becomes -33.97 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.44 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MPAA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 15.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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 MPAA is 0.91.

MPAA has traded between a high of 34.73 and a low of 21.75 over the past year. Today's price is 27.49 percent above the 52-week low, and 20.16 percent lower than its 52-week high. MPAA has a price/earnings 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 market cap of MPAA is $0.52095 billion. MPAA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.