Some views of analysts opinions: Hittite Microwave Corp.'s earnings have declined to an estimated $2.28 from $2.72 over the past 5 quarters, they have shown deceleration in quarterly growth rates when adjusted for the volatility of earnings.
The company has generated a negative trend in earnings per share over the past 5 quarters. However, while recent estimates for the company have been lowered by analysts, HITT has posted results that fell short of analysts expectations.
Hittite Microwave Corp is currently rated as having Aggressive Accounting & Governance Risk (AGR®), receiving an AGR score that places them in the30thpercentile among all companies in North America, indicating higher accounting and governance risk than 70% of the other companies.
(PE), price to earnings growth (PEG), price to sales (PS), and price to cash flow (PCF). The valuation rating for HITT remains a MOST RISK. Jefferson Research downgrades HITT to sell - … Valuation suggests a higher amount of price risk, and Operating Efficiency is weak. Also assets turnover are weak compared to previous Q. When combined, HITT deserves a SELL rating. An unfavorable valuation (a MEDIUM RISK or MOST RISK rating) implies higher potential downward price risk that is evidenced by a company price multiple that is higher than the corresponding sector average. The valuation rating is based on both absolute and relative levels at HITTITE MICROWAVE CORP compared to its peers within its sector based on price to earnings