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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VRA. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, which equates to a potential upside of 18.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10, which equates to a potential downside of -0.89 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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 -19.87 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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

VRA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 20.46 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of VRA is 1.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VRA hit 17.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.70. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.04 percent, and 41.34 percent lower than its 52-week high. VRA has a P/E 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 market cap of VRA is $0.36137 billion. VRA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.