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 highest price target was 116, implying potential capital gains of 5.15 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 105, which equates to a potential downside of -4.82 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 3.56 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.72 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

NXPI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 26.39 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. NXPI has a PEG ratio of 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.