Analyst Ratings for Koninklijke Philips N.V. ADR (PHG)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Koninklijke Philips N.V. ADR (NYSE:PHG) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. PHG had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

9 analysts declared PHG a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 12 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 5 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for PHG by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 45.45, implying potential capital gains of 19.26 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 26.78, implying a possible loss of -29.73 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.44 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.51 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of PHG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -22.79 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of PHG is -0.86.

In the last 52-weeks, PHG has achieved a high of 38.21 and a low of 26.17. Currently the stock is 45.62 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.26 percent. PHG has a P/E ratio of 19.55. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PHG value stock report compares PHG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.83 billion. PHG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.