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 most optimistic price target was 120, implying a possible profit of 9.12 percent. The lowest price target 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. 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. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of VC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 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, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of VC is 0.44.

In the last 52-weeks, VC has achieved a high of 110.63 and a low of 64.95. Today's price is 69.31 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.6 percent below the 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 market cap of VC is $3.48 billion. VC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.