Analyst Ratings for Sierra Wireless Inc. (SWIR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Sierra Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. SWIR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

Of the 14 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 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 SWIR. The most optimistic price target was 33, implying potential capital gains of 10.55 percent. The lowest price target was 22, implying potential capital losses of -26.3 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 41.88 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 33.74 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SWIR to grow at a rate of 103.66 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SWIR is 0.65.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SWIR hit 31.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.30. Currently the stock is 142.68 percent higher than its low, and 6.57 percent below the high. SWIR has a price/earnings ratio of 67.84. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SWIR value stock report compares SWIR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SWIR is $0.97348 billion. SWIR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.