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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VASC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, implying potential capital gains of 0.09 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, implying potential capital losses of 0.09 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

VASC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 112.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 traded between a high of 57.15 and a low of 25.01 over the past year. Currently the stock is 123.71 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.1 percent. 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 market cap of VASC is $0.98011 billion. VASC will post this quarters earnings in -662 days, on 2017-01-19.