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, implying potential capital gains of 22.92 percent. The lowest price target was 86, which equates to a potential downside of -18.68 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.2 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 7 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SWKS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.65 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, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SWKS is 1.6.

SWKS has a 52-week high of 112.11 and a 52-week low of 63.30. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.08 percent, and 5.66 percent below the high. SWKS has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.