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.

VC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 120, implying potential capital gains of 9.12 percent. The minimum price target given was 97, implying a possible loss of -11.79 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.4 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.61 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.69 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

VC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 75.95 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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. The PEG ratio of VC is 0.44.

VC has a 52-week high of 110.63 and a 52-week low of 64.95. Currently the stock is 69.31 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.6 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.