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.

Several price targets were given for VRA by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 12, implying potential capital gains of 18.93 percent. The lowest price target was 10, which equates to a potential downside of -0.89 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. 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. 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. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of VRA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 20.46 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VRA is 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 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.