Analyst Ratings for EMC Corporation (EMC)Updated: 2016-09-06
A number of analysts gave price targets for EMC. The most optimistic price target was 32.09, which equates to a potential upside of 10.46 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, implying a possible loss of -3.61 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. That number becomes 0 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.77 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EMC to grow at a rate of 31.57 percent. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EMC is 0.86.
In the last 52-weeks, EMC has achieved a high of 29.13 and a low of 22.99. Currently the stock is 26.36 percent higher than its low, and 0.27 percent below the high. EMC has a P/E ratio of 27.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EMC value stock report compares EMC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EMC is $56.67 billion. EMC will post this quarters earnings in -1066 days, on 2016-10-19.