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.

SMCI was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential upside of 58.96 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, implying potential capital losses of 10.91 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -18.3 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -20.1 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -5.05 percent, compared to last month. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SMCI has a PEG ratio of 0.52.

In the last 52-weeks, SMCI has achieved a high of 31.75 and a low of 19.32. Currently the stock is 40.01 percent higher than its 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion. SMCI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.