Analyst Ratings for Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for SWKS last month.

Of the 27 analysts covering the stock, 18 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

SWKS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 130, which equates to a potential upside of 22.92 percent. The lowest price target was 86, implying potential capital losses of -18.68 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.2 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.49 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.9 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.71 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 7 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 7 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SWKS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SWKS has a PEG ratio of 1.6.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SWKS hit 112.11 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 63.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.08 percent, and 5.66 percent lower than its 52-week high. SWKS has a price/earnings ratio of 20.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SWKS value stock report compares SWKS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.74 billion. SWKS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.