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 price target was 12, implying potential capital gains of 18.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.87 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. VRA has a PEG ratio of 1.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VRA hit 17.20 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 7.70. Today's price is 31.04 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 41.34 percent. 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 market cap of VRA is $0.36137 billion. VRA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.