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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VC. The maximum price target given was 120, implying a possible profit of 9.12 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.61 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 4.69 percent.

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, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. 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.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of VC is 0.44.

VC has traded between a high of 110.63 and a low of 64.95 over the past year. Currently the stock is 69.31 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 0.6 percent. 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 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.