Analyst Ratings for MaxLinear Inc. (MXL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE:MXL) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, MXL was issued an average rating of Buy.

7 analysts declared MXL a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued 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.

Several price targets were given for MXL by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 53, which equates to a potential upside of 102.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying potential capital losses of 22.28 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.

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 -11.69 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.45 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.6 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 revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MXL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.5 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MXL has a PEG ratio of 0.72.

In the last 52-weeks, MXL has achieved a high of 32.47 and a low of 17.13. Today's price is 52.77 percent above the 52-week low, and 19.4 percent below the high. MXL has a P/E ratio of 36.86. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MXL value stock report compares MXL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MXL is $1.76 billion. MXL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.