Analyst Ratings for Visteon Corp. (VC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Visteon Corp. (NYSE:VC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for VC last month.

8 analysts declared VC a buy, 2 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for VC. The highest price target was 120, which equates to a potential upside of 9.12 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 97, which equates to a potential downside of -11.79 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.4 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0 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 upwards by 0.61 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.69 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of VC to grow at a rate of 75.95 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. VC has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

In the trailing 52-weeks, VC hit 110.63 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 64.95. Currently the stock is 69.31 percent higher than its low, and 0.6 percent below the high. VC has a P/E ratio of 33.36. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VC value stock report compares VC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of VC is $3.48 billion. VC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.