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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MSCC. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying potential capital gains of 30.33 percent. The lowest price target was 55, implying potential capital losses 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0.62 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.99 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

MSCC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 59.64 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. MSCC has a PEG ratio of 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 below the high by 7.35 percent. 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.