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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for VC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 120, implying potential capital gains of 9.12 percent. The lowest price target was 97, which equates to a potential downside of -11.79 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.4 percent. That number becomes -0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.61 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.69 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of VC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 75.95 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. VC has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

VC has traded between a high of 110.63 and a low of 64.95 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 69.31 percent, and 0.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. VC has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.48 billion. VC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.