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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HEI. The highest price target was 87, implying potential capital gains of 7.67 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 68, which equates to a potential downside of -15.84 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.09 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of HEI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.41 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. HEI has a PEG ratio of 11.73.

HEI has traded between a high of 80.97 and a low of 52.56 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 53.73 percent, and 0.21 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $6.26 billion. HEI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.