Latest Tally Of Analyst Opinions: CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX), Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM)

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) shares were trading higher by 0.37 percent ($0.06) at $16.38 a piece in Wednesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $16.32. CNX trades with a P/S ratio of 1.59. This is lower than the both industry’s 89.99 and the wider sector’s 13.12. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 20.66. Shares of CNX have uptrended 4.07% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -1.84% in that time. CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) has a market cap of $3.77 billion and over the last 12 months, CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has gone weaker by -16.81%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:CNX) price has been as high as $22.34 and as low as $13.55. CONSOL Energy Inc. earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -22.8% over the last 5 years.

CONSOL Energy Inc. (Mean Target Price: $19.82)

The average 1-year price target for CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $19.82/share. That’s a potential 21 increase relative to where CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $16.25 and $16.47. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $14. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $25.

CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.3 for CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 11 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track CNX 7 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 4, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy CONSOL Energy Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of CNX or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) Cheap From Peers?

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) pulled off a 0.37 percent gain and now trades for $49.16. MXIM comes in with a P/S ratio of 6.03 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.12) and its peers (89.99). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 19.66 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 24.77. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $49.7 and as low as $37.25. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.9% over the last 5 years. Shares of MXIM have increased 5.34% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 0.9% in that time.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Price Objective: $47.83)

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) has a market cap of $13.84 billion and over the last 12 months, MXIM has risen by 29.16%. The average 1-year price target for (MXIM) reveals an average price target of $47.83 per share. That’s a potential -2.71 fall from where (NASDAQ:MXIM) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $37. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $54.

Analyst Thoughts About Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 26 analysts — of 2.5 for Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. 15 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 11 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 10 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 1 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:MXIM) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.