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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for VRA. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VRA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 20.46 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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. Currently the stock is 31.04 percent higher than its low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.36137 billion. VRA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.