Analyst Ratings for NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ:NVDA) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for NVDA last month.

16 analysts declared NVDA a buy, 3 gave an overweight rating, 13 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for NVDA by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 200, implying potential capital gains of 21.66 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 44, which equates to a potential downside of -73.23 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 11.29 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.16 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 11.13 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

NVDA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 4.08 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. The PEG ratio of NVDA is 13.38.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NVDA hit 169.93 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 55.38. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 196.84 percent, and 3.26 percent lower than its 52-week high. NVDA has a price/earnings ratio of 54.61. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NVDA value stock report compares NVDA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $96.24 billion. NVDA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.