In a research note to investors, Mizuho Lowered Price Target on Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) with a Buy and $16.00 price target.
On a consensus level, sell-side research analysts have a consensus price target of 26.89 on the stock. This is the average of the individual targets from the covering analysts polled by Thomson Reuters First Call. Analysts are projecting that the company will report earnings per share of 0.47 for next quarter. For the current year, research firms are anticipating earnings of 2.69 per share.
On a technical level the stock has a 50 Day Moving Average of 18.07. Based on a recent trade, this puts the equity at -19.98% away from that average. In comparing the stock’s current level to its extended history, the stock is trading -60.48% away from its 52 week high of 36.59 and +7.11% away from the stock’s low point over the past 52 weeks, which was 13.50.
The price to earnings ratio, or the valuation ratio of a company’s current share price compared to its per-share earnings sits at 4.81. This is an important indicator as a higher ratio typically suggests that investors are expecting higher future earnings growth compared to companies in the same industry with lower price to earnings ratios. When calculating in the EPS estimates for the current year from sell-side analysts, the Price to current year EPS stands at 5.38. Investors looking further ahead, will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 6.48.
Today the stock opened the current trading session at 15.18 and at the time of writing the last Bid was at 14.46. In the current session the stock reached as high as 15.34 and dipped down to 14.44. Micron Technology, Inc., a NMS listed company, has a current market cap of 15.56B and on average over the past 3 months has seen 33581600 shares trade hands on a daily basis.