What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: The majority of analysts back Littelfuse as a buy. But with 60% of analysts rating it a buy, Littelfuse is still below the mean analyst rating of its nearest 10 competitors, which average 66.7% buys. Analysts don't like Littelfuse as much as competitor Powell Industries overall. Two out of three analysts rate Powell Industries a buy compared to three of five for Littelfuse. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from hold to moderate buy.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $172.6 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 5.6% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.05 per share. Estimates range from $1.04 to $1.06.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 95.2% granting it an outperform rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 96.7% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are gung-ho about Littelfuse, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 31 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Littelfuse, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.
Littelfuse's profit has risen year over year by an average of 80.2% over the past five quarters.
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