Analyst Ratings for Glaukos Corp. (GKOS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Glaukos Corp. (NYSE:GKOS) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. Last month, GKOS received an average rating of Buy.

10 analysts declared GKOS a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 0 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GKOS. The maximum price target given was 60, implying potential capital gains of 46.82 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying potential capital losses of 19.91 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -15.48 percent. 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 26.47 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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

GKOS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 93.09 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GKOS is 3.87.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GKOS hit 52.49 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 28.26. Today's price is 44.6 percent above the 52-week low, and 22.15 percent lower than its 52-week high. GKOS has a price/earnings ratio of 360.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GKOS value stock report compares GKOS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GKOS is $1.41 billion. GKOS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.