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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SMCI. The maximum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 58.96 percent. The lowest price target was 30, implying a possible loss of 10.91 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -18.3 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -20.1 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -5.05 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.25 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SMCI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 45.23 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SMCI is 0.52.

In the last 52-weeks, SMCI has achieved a high of 31.75 and a low of 19.32. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 40.01 percent, and 14.8 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of SMCI is $1.31 billion. SMCI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.