Analyst Ratings for Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for UEIC last month.

4 analysts declared UEIC a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for UEIC by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 95, which equates to a potential upside of 37.28 percent. The minimum price target given was 71, implying potential capital losses of 2.6 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 -36.87 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -31.67 percent.

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

Analysts estimate earnings of UEIC to grow at a rate of 25.28 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of UEIC is 2.26.

UEIC has a 52-week high of 80.42 and a 52-week low of 52.90. Today's price is 30.81 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 13.95 percent. UEIC has a P/E ratio of 57.19. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UEIC value stock report compares UEIC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.02 billion. UEIC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.