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.

SWIR was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 33, implying potential capital gains of 10.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, implying a possible loss of -26.3 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 41.88 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 33.74 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

SWIR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 103.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Today's price is 142.68 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of SWIR is $0.97348 billion. SWIR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.