Analyst Ratings for Polycom Inc (PLCM)Updated: 2016-09-26
PLCM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.5, implying potential capital gains of 0.24 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.5, implying potential capital losses of 0.24 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
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 -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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of PLCM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 191.27 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion. PLCM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.