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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VRTU. The highest price target was 40, implying a possible profit of 18.55 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, implying potential capital losses of -8.12 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.33 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -25.06 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.79 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -11 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VRTU to grow at a rate of 179.61 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. VRTU has a PEG ratio of 0.48.

VRTU has a 52-week high of 34.92 and a 52-week low of 18.03. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 87.13 percent, and 3.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. VRTU has a P/E 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.