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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VAC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 140, which equates to a potential upside of 20.62 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 92, implying potential capital losses of -20.74 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.78 percent. That number becomes -0.39 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 downwards by -0.1 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.57 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VAC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -0.76 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. VAC has a PEG ratio of -29.14.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VAC hit 128.25 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 59.33. 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 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.