Analyst Ratings for Polycom Inc (PLCM)

Updated: 2016-09-26

PLCM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 12.5, which equates to a potential upside of 0.24 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. 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.

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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

PLCM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 191.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PLCM has a PEG ratio of 0.4.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PLCM hit 14.09 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 8.79. Currently the stock is 41.87 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 11.5 percent. PLCM has a price/earnings 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.