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 minimum price target given was 55, implying a possible loss of 2.4 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of MSCC to grow at a rate of 59.64 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Currently the stock is 52.5 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of MSCC is $6.18 billion. MSCC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.