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.

Several price targets were given for MTN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 246, implying a possible profit of 16.15 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 226, implying a possible loss of 6.7 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of MTN to grow at a rate of 13.42 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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 MTN is 3.51.

MTN has traded between a high of 215.82 and a low of 142.04 over the past year. Currently the stock is 49.11 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.86 percent. MTN has a price/earnings 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 market cap of MTN is $8.45 billion. MTN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.