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, implying potential capital gains of 37.28 percent. The lowest price target was 71, which equates to a potential downside of 2.6 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -31.67 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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.

In the last 52-weeks, UEIC has achieved a high of 80.42 and a 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 price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.