Analyst Ratings for Omnicell Inc. (OMCL)

Updated: 2017-07-26

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

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave OMCL a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. 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 OMCL by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, implying potential capital gains of 26.72 percent. The minimum price target given was 38, which equates to a potential downside of -12.45 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -54.57 percent. 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 -18.42 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

OMCL has traded between a high of 44.60 and a low of 30.35 over the past year. Today's price is 43 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.69 percent below the high. OMCL has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OMCL value stock report compares OMCL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OMCL is $1.63 billion. OMCL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.