Analyst Ratings for Polycom Inc (PLCM)

Updated: 2016-09-26

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PLCM. The maximum price target given was 12.5, implying potential capital gains of 0.24 percent. The minimum price target given was 12.5, implying potential capital losses of 0.24 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -9.38 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.21 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of PLCM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 191.27 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PLCM has a PEG ratio of 0.4.

PLCM has a 52-week high of 14.09 and a 52-week low of 8.79. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 41.87 percent, and 11.5 percent below the high. PLCM has a P/E ratio of 75.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PLCM value stock report compares PLCM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PLCM is $1.69 billion. PLCM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.