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.

Several price targets were given for VAC by the analysts covering the stock. The highest 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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 VAC to grow at a rate of -0.76 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. VAC has a PEG ratio of -29.14.

VAC has traded between a high of 128.25 and a low of 59.33 over the past year. Today's price is 95.63 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.5 percent lower than its 52-week 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.