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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MSCC. The highest price target was 70, implying a possible profit of 30.33 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 55, implying a possible loss of 2.4 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.99 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MSCC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 59.64 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MSCC is 0.46.

MSCC has a 52-week high of 57.97 and a 52-week low of 35.22. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 52.5 percent, 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 market cap of MSCC is $6.18 billion. MSCC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.