Analyst Ratings for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (VAC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:VAC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, VAC was issued an average rating of Overweight.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave VAC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for VAC. The most optimistic price target was 140, which equates to a potential upside of 20.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 92, implying a possible loss of -20.74 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.78 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.39 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.1 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.57 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

VAC has an estimated earnings growth rate of -0.76 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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. The PEG ratio of VAC is -29.14.

VAC has a 52-week high of 128.25 and a 52-week low of 59.33. Today's price is 95.63 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.5 percent below the high. VAC has a price/earnings ratio of 22.15. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VAC value stock report compares VAC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VAC is $3.18 billion. VAC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.