Analyst Ratings for Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, SLAB received an average rating of Overweight.

13 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 7 gave SLAB a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for SLAB by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 88, implying potential capital gains of 13.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71, implying potential capital losses of -8.03 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. That number becomes 0 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 0.34 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.34 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SLAB's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 35.21 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. SLAB has a PEG ratio of 1.31.

In the last 52-weeks, SLAB has achieved a high of 78.45 and a low of 51.78. Today's price is 49.09 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.59 percent. SLAB has a price/earnings ratio of 46.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SLAB value stock report compares SLAB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.95 billion. SLAB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.