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 maximum price target given was 102, implying a possible profit of 12.08 percent. The minimum price target given was 70, which equates to a potential downside of -23.09 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.

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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of MSI to grow at a rate of 34.08 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MSI is 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 P/E 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 market cap of MSI is $15.07 billion. MSI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.