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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for UEIC. The highest price target was 95, implying potential capital gains of 37.28 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 71, implying a possible loss of 2.6 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

UEIC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.28 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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. UEIC has a PEG ratio of 2.26.

UEIC has a 52-week high of 80.42 and a 52-week low of 52.90. Currently the stock is 30.81 percent higher than its 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.