Analyst Ratings for NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, NXPI was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 16 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NXPI. The most optimistic price target was 116, implying potential capital gains of 5.15 percent. The lowest price target was 105, implying potential capital losses of -4.82 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 3.56 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.72 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 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

NXPI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 26.39 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of NXPI is 0.95.

NXPI has a 52-week high of 110.43 and a 52-week low of 80.13. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.68 percent, and 0.1 percent below the high. NXPI has a price/earnings ratio of 25.19. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NXPI value stock report compares NXPI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $38.18 billion. NXPI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.