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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VASC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 56, which equates to a potential upside of 0.09 percent. The lowest price target was 56, implying potential capital losses of 0.09 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of VASC to grow at a rate of 112.85 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. VASC has a PEG ratio of 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 2.1 percent below the 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 market cap of VASC is $0.98011 billion. VASC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-01-19, days from today.