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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SLAB. The most optimistic price target was 88, implying potential capital gains of 13.99 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71, implying a possible loss 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.

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 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.34 percent in FY estimates.

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 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SLAB to grow at a rate of 35.21 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 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 1.59 percent below the high. 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 market cap of SLAB is $2.95 billion. SLAB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.