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 most optimistic price target was 85, implying a possible profit of 10.25 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 75, which equates to a potential downside of -2.72 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.08 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 2.19 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

POWI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.51 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 44.11 percent above the 52-week low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.