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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SMCI. The maximum price target given was 43, implying a possible profit of 58.96 percent. The minimum price target given was 30, implying potential capital losses of 10.91 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -18.3 percent. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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. Today's price is 40.01 percent above the 52-week low, and 14.8 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.