Analyst Ratings for Inphi Corp. (IPHI)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Inphi Corp. (NYSE:IPHI) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for IPHI last month.

12 analysts declared IPHI a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for IPHI. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying a possible profit of 43.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 30, which equates to a potential downside of -20.55 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 -50 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.61 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -26.15 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of IPHI to grow at a rate of 244.4 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of IPHI is 0.82.

IPHI has traded between a high of 51.78 and a low of 33.00 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 14.42 percent, and 27.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. IPHI has a price/earnings ratio of 199.58. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IPHI value stock report compares IPHI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of IPHI is $1.65 billion. IPHI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.