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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SWIR. The highest price target was 33, which equates to a potential upside of 10.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 22, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 41.88 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 33.74 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 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. SWIR has a PEG ratio of 0.65.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SWIR hit 31.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 12.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 142.68 percent, and below the high by 6.57 percent. SWIR has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.97348 billion. SWIR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.