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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VWR. The highest price target was 33.25, which equates to a potential upside of 0.88 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 31, implying a possible loss of -5.95 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes -1.11 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 downwards by -0.27 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. VWR has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

In the last 52-weeks, VWR has achieved a high of 37.25 and a low of 24.42. Today's price is 34.97 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 11.52 percent. VWR has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.34 billion. VWR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.