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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VAC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 140, implying potential capital gains of 20.62 percent. The minimum price target given was 92, implying potential capital losses of -20.74 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.1 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.57 percent.

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 revised their estimates downwards. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of VAC to grow at a rate of -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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VAC is -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 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.