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.

STM was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 20.94, which equates to a potential upside of 22.82 percent. The minimum price target given was 12.39, implying a possible loss of -27.33 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.13 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.07 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.98 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of STM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 217.82 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of STM is 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 price/earnings 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 market cap of STM is $15.23 billion. STM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.