Analyst Ratings for Silicon Motion Technology Corp. ADR (SIMO)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Silicon Motion Technology Corp. ADR (NASDAQ:SIMO) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. Last month, SIMO received an average rating of Buy.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 11 gave SIMO a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 1 gave 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for SIMO by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 68.75, implying potential capital gains of 63.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, implying potential capital losses of -47.82 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 -3.25 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -9.93 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -3.54 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SIMO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 7.34 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SIMO has a PEG ratio of 1.83.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SIMO hit 56.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 37.37. Currently the stock is 12.82 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 25.05 percent. SIMO has a P/E ratio of 13.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SIMO value stock report compares SIMO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion. SIMO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.