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, implying potential capital gains of 10.46 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 28, implying a possible loss of -3.61 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.77 percent.
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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
EMC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 31.57 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. EMC has a PEG ratio of 0.86.
In the last 52-weeks, EMC has achieved a high of 29.13 and a low of 22.99. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 26.36 percent, and below the high by 0.27 percent. EMC has a price/earnings 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 -886 days, on 2016-10-19.