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 maximum price target given was 33, which equates to a potential upside of 10.55 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 33.74 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SWIR to grow at a rate of 103.66 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SWIR has a PEG ratio of 0.65.

SWIR has traded between a high of 31.95 and a low of 12.30 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 142.68 percent, and 6.57 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.