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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for UEIC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 95, implying a possible profit of 37.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

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 -36.87 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 -31.67 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

UEIC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.28 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. UEIC has a PEG ratio of 2.26.

UEIC has traded between a high of 80.42 and a low of 52.90 over the past year. Currently the stock is 30.81 percent higher than its low, and 13.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.