Analyst Ratings for Polycom Inc (PLCM)

Updated: 2016-09-26

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PLCM. The most optimistic price target 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. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -8.21 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PLCM to grow at a rate of 191.27 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PLCM is 0.4.

PLCM has traded between a high of 14.09 and a low of 8.79 over the past year. Today's price is 41.87 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 11.5 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.