Analyst Ratings for Vail Resorts Inc. (MTN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE:MTN) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, MTN was issued an average rating of Buy.

A buy rating was issued by 7 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 1 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MTN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 246, implying potential capital gains of 16.15 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 226, implying potential capital losses of 6.7 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 -0.28 percent. That number becomes -6.1 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 1.41 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.04 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MTN to grow at a rate of 13.42 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MTN is 3.51.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MTN hit 215.82 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 142.04. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 49.11 percent, and 1.86 percent lower than its 52-week high. MTN has a P/E ratio of 47.08. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MTN value stock report compares MTN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.45 billion. MTN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.