EPS for Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (PIF) Expected At $0.06; Semtech (SMTC)’s Sentiment Is 1.02

February 24, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Semtech Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. The company has market cap of $2.26 billion. The firm provides signal integrity products, including a portfolio of optical communications, broadcast video, and backplane products used in various enterprise computing, industrial, communications, and high-end consumer applications; and a portfolio of integrated circuits for optical transceivers, backplane, and high-speed interface applications. It has a 49.93 P/E ratio. It also offers protection products, such as filter and termination devices that are integrated with the transient voltage suppressor devices, which protect electronic systems from voltage spikes; and wireless and sensing products comprising a portfolio of specialized radio frequency products used in various industrial, medical, and communications applications, as well as specialized sensing products used in industrial and consumer applications.

Analysts expect Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSE:PIF) to report $0.06 EPS on March, 6.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 60.00% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. T_PIF’s profit would be $940,697 giving it 83.29 P/E if the $0.06 EPS is correct. After having $0.07 EPS previously, Polaris Infrastructure Inc.’s analysts see -14.29% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $19.99. About 18,674 shares traded. Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSE:PIF) has 0.00% since February 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Polaris Infrastructure Inc., a renewable energy company, acquires, explores, develops, and operates geothermal energy projects in Latin America. The company has market cap of $313.41 million. The firm owns and operates the San Jacinto project, a 72 megawatt geothermal facility that covers an area of 40 square kilometers located in northwest Nicaragua. It has a 117.59 P/E ratio. The Company’s exploration and development properties include the Casita project comprising an exploration concession with an area of 100 square kilometers located in northwest Nicaragua; Orita project located in Imperial County, California; and the Clayton Valley geothermal project located in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

Among 2 analysts covering Polaris Infrastructure (TSE:PIF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Polaris Infrastructure had 4 analyst reports since January 8, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Mackie initiated Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSE:PIF) on Friday, May 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 8 by Clarus Securities.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Semtech’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Semtech, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $32.0 while the high is $32.0. The stock’s average target of $32 is -6.02% below today’s ($34.05) share price. SMTC was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 1, 2016. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Oppenheimer upgraded Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) on Thursday, December 1 to “Outperform” rating. Drexel Hamilton maintained Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) on Thursday, September 1 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) to report earnings on March, 14. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, up 4.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.25 per share. SMTC’s profit will be $17.26 million for 32.74 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Semtech Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.53% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.49% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $34.05. About 265,010 shares traded. Semtech Corporation (SMTC) has risen 72.29% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.59% the S&P500.

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