Analyst Ratings for Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VASC)

Updated: 2017-02-14

Shares of Vascular Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:VASC) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. VASC had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 0 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 4. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for VASC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, which equates to a potential upside of 0.09 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, which equates to a potential downside of 0.09 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VASC to grow at a rate of 112.85 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of VASC is 0.72.

VASC has a 52-week high of 57.15 and a 52-week low of 25.01. Today's price is 123.71 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.1 percent lower than its 52-week high. VASC has a price/earnings ratio of 81.01. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VASC value stock report compares VASC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.98011 billion. VASC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-01-19, days from today.