Analyst Ratings for Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MSI) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for MSI last month.

Of the 18 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 2. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MSI. The highest price target was 102, which equates to a potential upside of 12.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 70, implying potential capital losses of -23.09 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.56 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.1 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.6 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MSI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 34.08 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. MSI has a PEG ratio of 0.74.

In the last 52-weeks, MSI has achieved a high of 92.67 and a low of 68.36. Today's price is 33.13 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.79 percent below the high. MSI has a price/earnings ratio of 25.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MSI value stock report compares MSI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.07 billion. MSI's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.