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 most optimistic price target was 246, implying a possible profit of 16.15 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 226, implying potential capital losses of 6.7 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.28 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.1 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.41 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.04 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 1.86 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.