Analyst Ratings for AVX Corp. (AVX)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) by analysts covering the stock. AVX had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AVX. The most optimistic price target was 17, implying a possible profit of -3.74 percent. The lowest price target was 16, implying potential capital losses of -9.4 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 8.33 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 3.95 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.09 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of AVX to grow at a rate of 4.31 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AVX is 5.39.

In the last 52-weeks, AVX has achieved a high of 18.44 and a low of 13.08. Today's price is 35.02 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.23 percent lower than its 52-week high. AVX has a price/earnings ratio of 23.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AVX value stock report compares AVX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AVX is $3.03 billion. AVX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.