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 highest price target was 56, implying a possible profit of 0.09 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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. Today's price is 123.71 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 2.1 percent. VASC has a P/E 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.