Analyst Ratings for Super Micro Computer Inc. (SMCI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Super Micro Computer Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for SMCI last month.

4 analysts declared SMCI a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SMCI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital gains of 58.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 30, implying a possible loss of 10.91 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -18.3 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -20.1 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 downwards by -5.05 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.25 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

SMCI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 45.23 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of SMCI is 0.52.

SMCI has a 52-week high of 31.75 and a 52-week low of 19.32. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.01 percent, and below the high by 14.8 percent. SMCI has a price/earnings ratio of 23.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SMCI value stock report compares SMCI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion. SMCI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.