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.

Several price targets were given for POWI by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 85, implying potential capital gains of 10.25 percent. The minimum price target given was 75, implying a possible loss of -2.72 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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 6.08 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 2.19 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 lower than its 52-week 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.