Analyst Ratings for Ultratech Inc. (UTEK)

Updated: 2017-05-29

Analysts covering Ultratech Inc. (NASDAQ:UTEK) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for UTEK last month.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave UTEK a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for UTEK by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 30, implying a possible profit of -0.76 percent. The lowest price target was 28, implying a possible loss of -7.38 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.5 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 14.79 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of UTEK to grow at a rate of 55 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. UTEK has a PEG ratio of 0.96.

In the last 52-weeks, UTEK has achieved a high of 30.94 and a low of 20.56. Today's price is 47.03 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.29 percent. UTEK has a price/earnings ratio of 53.04. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UTEK value stock report compares UTEK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UTEK is $0.82334 billion. UTEK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.