Analyst Ratings for Viper Energy Partners L.P. Un (VNOM)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Viper Energy Partners L.P. Un (NASDAQ:VNOM) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, VNOM was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 10 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for VNOM by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 25, implying a possible profit of 45.18 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -1.28 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 2.27 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 9.76 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -6.73 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.67 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VNOM to grow at a rate of 154.07 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of VNOM is 0.32.

VNOM has a 52-week high of 19.38 and a 52-week low of 13.53. Today's price is 27.27 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.15 percent below the high. VNOM has a P/E ratio of 49.29. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VNOM value stock report compares VNOM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion. VNOM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.