Analyst Ratings for Polycom Inc (PLCM)

Updated: 2016-09-26

Several price targets were given for PLCM by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 12.5, which equates to a potential upside of 0.24 percent. The lowest price target was 12.5, implying potential capital losses of 0.24 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -9.38 percent. 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 -8.21 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PLCM to grow at a rate of 191.27 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PLCM is 0.4.

In the last 52-weeks, PLCM has achieved a high of 14.09 and a low of 8.79. Currently the stock is 41.87 percent higher than its low, and 11.5 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion. PLCM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.