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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SWKS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 130, which equates to a potential upside of 22.92 percent. The lowest price target was 86, which equates to a potential downside 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.2 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.49 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.9 percent. 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. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 7 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of SWKS to grow at a rate of 12.65 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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. Today's price is 67.08 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.66 percent. 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 market cap of SWKS is $19.74 billion. SWKS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.