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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, which equates to a potential upside of 10.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -26.3 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SWIR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 103.66 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of SWIR is 0.65.

SWIR has a 52-week high of 31.95 and a 52-week low of 12.30. Today's price is 142.68 percent above the 52-week low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.