Analyst Ratings for VWR Corp. (VWR)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of VWR Corp. (NASDAQ:VWR) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. Last month, VWR received an average rating of Hold.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave VWR a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued 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 decreased by 5. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VWR. The most optimistic price target was 33.25, implying potential capital gains of 0.88 percent. The minimum price target given was 31, implying potential capital losses of -5.95 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 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.11 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.27 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of VWR to grow at a rate of 62.24 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. VWR has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VWR hit 37.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 24.42. Currently the stock is 34.97 percent higher than its low, and 11.52 percent below the high. VWR has a P/E ratio of 29.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VWR value stock report compares VWR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VWR is $4.34 billion. VWR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.