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 price target was 20.94, which equates to a potential upside of 22.82 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12.39, implying a possible loss 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.07 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

STM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 217.82 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STM has a PEG ratio of 0.31.

STM has a 52-week high of 17.34 and a 52-week low of 6.97. 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.