Analyst Ratings for Plexus Corp. (PLXS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, PLXS received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

PLXS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 63, implying a possible profit of 15.46 percent. The minimum price target given was 54, implying a possible loss of -1.04 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 -4.06 percent. That number becomes -4.06 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 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PLXS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 8.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PLXS has a PEG ratio of 2.17.

PLXS has a 52-week high of 58.74 and a 52-week low of 44.35. Today's price is 23.03 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.11 percent lower than its 52-week high. PLXS has a price/earnings ratio of 18.41. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PLXS value stock report compares PLXS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PLXS is $1.84 billion. PLXS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.