Analyst Ratings for STMicroelectronics N.V. (STM)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE:STM) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, STM was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 10 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for STM. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 20.94, which equates to a potential upside of 22.82 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 12.39, which equates to a potential downside of -27.33 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.13 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 6.07 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.98 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of STM to grow at a rate of 217.82 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of STM is 0.31.

STM has traded between a high of 17.34 and a low of 6.97 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 144.62 percent, and 1.67 percent below the high. STM has a P/E ratio of 66.71. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STM value stock report compares STM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.23 billion. STM's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.