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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NXPI. The maximum price target given was 116, implying a possible profit of 5.15 percent. The most pessimistic 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.56 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.72 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

NXPI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 26.39 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. NXPI has a PEG ratio of 0.95.

In the last 52-weeks, NXPI has achieved a high of 110.43 and a low of 80.13. Currently the stock is 37.68 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.1 percent. 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 market cap of NXPI is $38.18 billion. NXPI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.