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 price target was 54, which equates to a potential upside of 43.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 30, implying a possible loss of -20.55 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -50 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.61 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -26.15 percent.

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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

IPHI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 244.4 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, 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, 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. Currently the stock is 14.42 percent higher than its low, and 27.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. IPHI has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.65 billion. IPHI will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.