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 minimum price target given was 55, implying potential capital losses of 2.4 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.62 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

MSCC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 59.64 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MSCC hit 57.97 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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 P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.