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 maximum price target given was 25, implying a possible profit of 45.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 2.27 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 9.76 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -6.73 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.67 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of VNOM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 154.07 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. VNOM has a PEG ratio of 0.32.

VNOM has a 52-week high of 19.38 and a 52-week low of 13.53. Currently the stock is 27.27 percent higher than its 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.