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.

VAC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 140, implying potential capital gains of 20.62 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 92, which equates to a potential downside of -20.74 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.78 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.39 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.1 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.57 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of VAC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.76 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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. Currently the stock is 95.63 percent higher than its low, and 9.5 percent below the high. VAC has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.18 billion. VAC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.