Analyst Ratings for Power Integrations Inc. (POWI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Buy has been given to Power Integrations Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) by analysts covering the stock. POWI had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave POWI a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

POWI was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 85, implying potential capital gains of 10.25 percent. The lowest price target was 75, implying a possible loss of -2.72 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.08 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.19 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of POWI to grow at a rate of 16.51 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. POWI has a PEG ratio of 2.62.

POWI has traded between a high of 82.80 and a low of 53.50 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 44.11 percent, and 6.88 percent below the high. POWI has a P/E ratio of 43.18. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The POWI value stock report compares POWI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of POWI is $2.3 billion. POWI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.