Analyst Ratings for Heico Corp. (HEI)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Heico Corp. (NYSE:HEI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. HEI had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

5 analysts declared HEI a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave 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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for HEI. The highest price target was 87, which equates to a potential upside of 7.67 percent. The lowest price target was 68, which equates to a potential downside of -15.84 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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 5.09 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

HEI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.41 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of HEI is 11.73.

In the trailing 52-weeks, HEI hit 80.97 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 52.56. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 53.73 percent, and below the high by 0.21 percent. HEI has a price/earnings ratio of 40. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HEI value stock report compares HEI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HEI is $6.26 billion. HEI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.