Analyst Ratings for Microsemi Corp. (MSCC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ:MSCC) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, MSCC was issued an average rating of Buy.

12 analysts declared MSCC a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued 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 MSCC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 70, which equates to a potential upside of 30.33 percent. The lowest price target was 55, which equates to a potential downside of 2.4 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 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 0.62 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 0.99 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MSCC to grow at a rate of 59.64 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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 MSCC is 0.46.

MSCC has traded between a high of 57.97 and a low of 35.22 over the past year. Currently the stock is 52.5 percent higher than its low, and 7.35 percent lower than its 52-week high. MSCC has a price/earnings ratio of 27.57. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MSCC value stock report compares MSCC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.18 billion. MSCC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.