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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MXL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 53, which equates to a potential upside of 102.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -11.69 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.45 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.6 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of MXL to grow at a rate of 51.5 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 people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of MXL is 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 below the high by 19.4 percent. MXL has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.