Analyst Ratings for Virtusa Corp. (VRTU)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Virtusa Corp. (NASDAQ:VRTU) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for VRTU last month.

9 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave VRTU a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 issued 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. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

VRTU was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 40, which equates to a potential upside of 18.55 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 31, implying potential capital losses of -8.12 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 3.33 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -25.06 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.79 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -11 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VRTU to grow at a rate of 179.61 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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 VRTU is 0.48.

VRTU has a 52-week high of 34.92 and a 52-week low of 18.03. Today's price is 87.13 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 3.38 percent. VRTU has a price/earnings ratio of 86.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VRTU value stock report compares VRTU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.02 billion. VRTU is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.