Analyst Ratings for Vera Bradley Inc. (VRA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Vera Bradley Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. VRA had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave 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 increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

VRA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 12, implying potential capital gains of 18.93 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10, which equates to a potential downside of -0.89 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.

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 -19.87 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

VRA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 20.46 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. VRA has a PEG ratio of 1.37.

VRA has traded between a high of 17.20 and a low of 7.70 over the past year. Today's price is 31.04 percent above the 52-week low, and 41.34 percent lower than its 52-week high. VRA has a price/earnings ratio of 28.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VRA value stock report compares VRA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.36137 billion. VRA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.